A gunman opened fire outside of a North Philadelphia bar overnight leaving a woman and two men shot in the leg.
“Preliminary information is that the three victims were standing on the sidewalk in front of a bar that was open for business around 11:30 p.m. when at least five shots rang out,” said Philadelphia Police Inspector Scott Small.
The shooter appeared to be standing at 27th Street and Lehigh Avenue and shot toward a crowd outside Home Plate Sports Bar on W Lehigh Avenue leaving a 30-year-old woman, a 22-year-old man and an 18-year-old man shot in the legs, said police. The victims were taken to Temple University Hospital in stable condition.
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Small said he expected the victims to survive.
Police didn’t immediately get a description of the shooter. They hoped that surveillance cameras would help track down the gunman.