Police: Suspect fired semi-automatic weapon leaving man critical in West Philadelphia

Police are investigating after they say a semi-automatic weapon was discharged on a West Philadelphia street Tuesday morning, sending one man to the hospital.

The victim, a 40-year-old man, was reportedly struck in the chest near Landsdowne and Edgewood streets around 1:38 a.m.

He was transported to a local hospital, where he is in critical condition and undergoing surgery.

Gunfire from the semi-automatic weapon also struck a vehicle, according to police.


Police say they are investigating the same suspect for domestic violence at the same intersection.