Police: 1 dead, 3 hurt after gunman opens fire on group sitting on Philadelphia street corner

A man is dead and three others are hurt after police say a gunman opened fire on group of men sitting on a Philadelphia street corner.

Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department were called to the 6000 block of Race Street around 5 p.m. for reports of a shooting. 

Police found three men suffering from gunshot wounds, including a victim who was shot in the face and torso. 

A 33-year-old man is in critical condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the torso. Two other men. ages 33 and 60, are stable to be in stable condition. 


A fourth shooting victim walked to Penn Presbyterian Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to police. 

Hours after the shooting, authorities said a 55-year-old man died from his injuries. He was later identified as Donald Forsythe.

Police Captain John Walker told reporters that the shooting happened when an unknown gunman opened fire on a group sitting in chairs on the street corner. 

No arrests were reported immediately following the quadruple shooting. Police are still investigating a possible motive for the gunfire.