Police: Shootout in McDonald's parking lot near Temple University leaves man injured

Authorities say a shootout between two cars erupted in the parking lot of a McDonald's near Temple University's North Philadelphia campus Thursday night. 

Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department and Temple Police Department responded to reports of a shooting at the fast food chain on the 2100 block of North Broad Street just before 9 p.m.

A 29-year-old man was found suffering a gunshot wound to the left thigh and take by police to Temple University Hospital where he was placed in critical but stable condition. 

Investigators believe the victim was standing in the parking lot talking to someone when a shooter inside a burgundy SUV opened fire. 


Someone who was with the victim exited his vehicle and returned fire towards the SUV before police say both cars fled in opposite directions. 

No arrests were reported immediately following the shooting and a motive remains unclear.