1 Dead, 2 Injured in Olney Shooting

Saturday, Oct 1, 2011  |  Updated 4:26 PM EDT
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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Olney Shooting

NBCPhiladelphia.com

Philadelphia Police are investigating a triple shooting in the Olney section of the city that left one dead.

Authorities said the shooting took place at 5048 N. 5th Street at around 4 a.m.

All three of the victims were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where one of the victims, a 43-year-old man, was pronounced dead after suffering a single gunshot wound to his chest.  Another male victim was shot three times in the abdomen and is listed as being in critical but stable condition.  A third male was hit in the ring finger of his right hand and is listed in fair condition.

Police issued a statement on Saturday afternoon identifying two black males as suspects in the case Both men are described as being in their early-20s. One of the men is described as having facial hair, while the other suspect is described as wearing jeans and carrying a firearm.


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