Two Injured In Kensington Shootout - Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

Two Injured In Kensington Shootout

Posted: Updated:
PHILADELPHIA -

2 men have been taken to Temple University Hospital. One is in critical condition after a shootout near the corner of 1900 Tioga streets in Kensington.

The gunfire had people running for cover. Police are on the search for 2 gunman.

Police say there was a hail of bullets from 2 males. The gun fire started on Tioga and continued around the corner to the Braddock Streets.

A 25 year old man was shot seven times, including one shot to the head. He's in critical condition at Temple University Hospital.

A 21 year old man was shot in the shoulder. He's in stable condition at Temple.

An eyewitness describes the scene as shots rang out. The neighborhood was full of children when she heard the gunshots.

"Someone came around the corner and said they're shooting.. and then soon as they said that I heard it. My instinct was to just run," said Minerva Osorio-Noble, a Neighbor.

Witnesses say the shooting may have started as some innocent roughhousing before someone got hurt and then escalated into gunfire.

Police are right now looking at some surveillance video. They tell FOX 29 that both gunman were last seen in a red or gold vehicle heading west on Tioga.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Getting Results: Woman Says Her Car Was Damaged By Plow Truck

    Getting Results: Woman Says Her Car Was Damaged By Plow Truck

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:05:44 GMT
    When a worker for a State Agency accidentally does you harm, you might expect to be compensated in some way.However, when an Emergency Proclamation is declared all bets are off/Sheila Bradley-Oben searched for photos that illustrate the scene when her son called her the night of February 13th.“He was like, 'Mom, I have something to tell you...your car has been damaged.' and I said, 'damaged?' what happened?” Oben explained.She says her 2002 Nissan Altima was covered in a mound of ice and snow...
    When a worker for a State Agency accidentally does you harm, you might expect to be compensated in some way.However, when an Emergency Proclamation is declared all bets are off/Sheila Bradley-Oben searched for photos that illustrate the scene when her son called her the night of February 13th.“He was like, 'Mom, I have something to tell you...your car has been damaged.' and I said, 'damaged?' what happened?” Oben explained.She says her 2002 Nissan Altima was covered in a mound of ice and snow...
  • Sexual Assault Reported At West Chester University

    Sexual Assault Reported At West Chester University

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:36:38 GMT
    According to the Department of Public Safety at West Chester University, they received a report of an indecent assault occurring at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Frances Harvey Greene Library.
    According to the Department of Public Safety at West Chester University, they received a report of an indecent assault occurring at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Frances Harvey Greene Library.
  • How-To Prevent Workout Injuries

    How-To Prevent Workout Injuries

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:41:59 GMT
    From gyms to bike trails, children to seniors, people are rushing out of hibernation and getting busy working out, but there may be a price.
    From gyms to bike trails, children to seniors, people are rushing out of hibernation and getting busy working out, but there may be a price.
Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices