Dan Stamm

Barber Shoots Man in North Philadelphia Barbershop, Police Say

Philadelphia police say a barber shot a man attacking him inside a Germantown Avenue barbershop Monday morning.

Germantown Ave Barbershop Shooting Ground
NBC10 - Brandon Hudson

A barbershop owner shot an alleged attacker inside his North Philadelphia Philadelphia barbershop Monday morning, Philadelphia police said.

The barber was acting in self defense when he shot the 26-year-old man at a barbershop along Germantown Avenue near Oakdale Street around 10:30 a.m., police said. 

The shooting left the man in stable condition with gunshot wounds to the stomach and groin.

The sign outside says Jackson Hewitt tax service but people in the neighborhood say a barbershop has been operating inside, NBC10’s Brandon Hudson reported.

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