Man in his 50s struck during morning weekend shooting in North Philadelphia

Another shooting victim is fighting for their life after as the weekend began with gun violence on the streets of North Philadelphia.

Police say a 55-year-old man was found shot in the chest on the 2700 block of Germantown Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

He was transported to a local hospital, where he is listed in critical condition with at least one gunshot wound.


It is unclear what led to the shooting, and no suspect description has been released. No weapons recovered at this time.

An investigation is underway.