Dan Stamm

Shot in Back, Victim Drives Self to Philadelphia Police Station

Driver goes nearly 1.5 miles to get help at police station

A shooting victim managed to drive himself more than a mile to a police station to get help.

The man pulled into the parking lot of the Philadelphia Police Department’s 18th District along Pine Street in West Philly shortly before 11 p.m. Monday and told officers about his ordeal.

The 25-year-old victim was driving near 54th Street & Wyalusing Avenue when bullets began striking his vehicle, police said.

Despite being shot in the back, the man managed to drive almost 1.5 miles to the police station, investigators said.

Police got the victim to Penn Presbyterian Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

Investigators gave no motive for the initial shooting.

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