A shooting victim stepped out of a bullet-riddled car and stumbled through the parking lot of Philadelphia’s Rivers Casino following a shootout more than a half a mile away.
Shortly before 9 p.m. Monday, police officers responded to a report of gunshots and a shooting victim in the valet area of the parking lot of Rivers Casino along the 1000 block of North Delaware Avenue in the Fishtown neighborhood.
When officers arrived they found a man, who appeared to be in his 20s, outside of a white Audi suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his left side. He was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.
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Witnesses told police the man had pulled up in the driveway outside the casino in the Audi and staggered to the sidewalk. Investigators found at least 15 bullet holes in the driver side of the vehicle.
Investigators said shell casings they found inside the Audi indicated that the victim may have been involved in a shootout before driving himself to Rivers Casino. Police believe that shootout occurred along the 400 block of North Front Street where they found shell casings.
Police searched for surveillance footage along Front Street as they continued to investigate.
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No arrests were made and police did not immediately release information on any suspects.
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