PHILADELPHIA - An 18-year-old man in hospitalized after police say he was involved in a ‘gun battle’ in the Mayfair section of the city.
The incident happened at approximately 8:12 p.m. on the 4300 block of Unruh Avenue.
Police say the 18-year-old was shot once in the upper left chest. He was taken to Jefferson-Frankford Hospital where he is currently in critical condition.
According to police, officers found a large crime scene with over 65 shell casings.
"We were able to identify video footage of this incident and the video footage footage suggests that a gun battle took place at this location wherein several individuals pulling up in a red vehicle opened fire on a male who was standing at this corner," Inspector D.F. Pace explained.
At least 2 to 3 gunmen were involved in the incident, police also say.
One weapon was recovered, but so far no arrests have been made.