Man shot onboard SEPTA train after confrontation with possible suspects: officials

Another shooting at a SEPTA station happened Saturday night after a reported confrontation, this time in Nicetown.

The 19-year-old victim was inside a train on the 4200 block of North Broad Street Saturday night, around 9 p.m., when some sort of a disturbance broke out, officials said.

An adult male fired shots, and officials think it’s possible the man was being attacked by a group.


The 19-year-old was shot twice, once in the shoulder and once in the side. Investigators are working to determine whether the teen was an innocent bystander.

He was taken to Einstein Medical Center for treatment, and is said to be in stable condition.

Police say the shooter is in custody, and they are searching for other individuals they believe were involved in the possible assault.

A firearm was also recovered.

No other details were released.


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