Man Shot in Philadelphia Nightclub Runs to Shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital

Police say a man shot in a Philadelphia nightclub ran to a nearby hospital only to learn that it had been closed.

Police say the 45-year-old man said he was jumped by 10 to 15 men shortly after entering the club just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday. After escaping, he ran to Hahnemann University Hospital, but seeing it was closed he flagged down a cab to drive him to his vehicle.

Once there, he felt back pain, realized he had been shot, and ran to a corner bar for help. He was listed in stable condition at Jefferson University Hospital. No arrests were announced.


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Hahnemann used to serve nearly 150 emergency room patients daily. Officials announced in June that the facility would close.

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