Police: Double shooting in North Philadelphia leaves man in critical condition

Police say two men were injured in a shooting Saturday night in North Philadelphia.

A man is fighting for his life following a double shooting Saturday night in North Philadelphia, according to police. 

Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department were called to the 3400 block of North Water Street just before 9 p.m. for reports of gunfire. 

Officers drove a 47-year-old man to Temple University Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and legs.

A 51-year-old shooting victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries to the hand, police said. 

Police did not report any arrests immediately following the shooting. A motive is still under investigation.



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