Philadelphia

Shooting Inside Philly Corner Store Leaves Suspect, Worker Hurt

The shooting left two men injured

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A store worker and a suspect were both fighting for their lives after they were both shot inside a Philadelphia corner store. 

Police said a 28-year-old man shot a 23-year-old worker inside a store on the 1500 block of Arrott Street in the Frankford neighborhood around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The 28-year-old suspect was also shot once in the left arm and once in the left side.

Police have not revealed whether the 23-year-old man shot the suspect or if the suspect accidentally shot himself. 

Both men were taken to Temple University Hospital where they were both in critical condition. The 28-year-old man was being held as a prisoner while at the hospital, investigators said.

Just up the block, police secured a home at Arrott and Penn streets, but it was unclear if that scene was connected to the shooting.

There are additional resources for people or communities that have endured gun violence in Philadelphia. Further information can be found here.

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