Police: 7 shot near transit station in Philadelphia

The conditions of the victims and the severity of their injuries weren't immediately available


By Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — At least seven people have been wounded by gunfire near a transit station in north Philadelphia, police said.

Police said two people were shot in the back shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday near the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority station in the Olney neighborhood.

Three other people were hit in an arm, ankle and leg, respectively. No information was immediately available on the injuries to two other victims.

Six were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center and one to Temple University Hospital. Their conditions and the severity of their injuries weren't immediately available.

Police reported two firearms recovered and one person in custody.

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