More than 50 shell casings found after gunfire erupts in Frankford, injuring one man, police say

Philadelphia police found a Frankford crime scene littered with more than 50 shell casings as a man was shot multiple times Sunday.

Police were called to the 3900 block of Frankford Avenue Sunday morning, just before 7, in Philadelphia’s Frankford section, for a reported shooting.

Officers discovered a 20-year-old man who took three bullets to the chest, one to the abdomen and one in his knee.


The man was taken to Jefferson-Frankford Hospital in a private vehicle and then transferred to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital, where he is listed as stable.

According to authorities, more than 50 shell casings were located at the shooting scene. An investigation is ongoing.


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