Three people shot in Port Richmond

Posted: September 28, 2011

A 28-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the head was among three people shot Wednesday afternoon in the city's Port Richmond section, police said.

Police were called at 3:52 p.m. to the area of Weikel and Ann Streets where gunfire was reported. Police found the woman and transported her to Temple University Hospital. She was initially reported in critical condition, but later was upgraded to stable condition.

A 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his left calf was dropped off by a private automobile to Episcopal Hospital and was reported in stable condition. A 50-year-old man with gunshot wound to his right ankle was transported by a medic unit to Temple and was listed in stable condition.

Two males believed to be the shooters were quickly apprehended. Police also recovered several guns.

   -Robert Moran

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