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Police investigate double shooting in Southwest Philadelphia

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Philadelphia Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that sent two people to the hospital.

Police responded to reports of gunfire in the 5700 block of Springfield Avenue around 230 a.m.

Police say a 28-year-old man was found shot in the back. He was taken to the Mercy Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

A 24-year-old man was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with multiple gunshot wounds to the stomach. He is also listed in critical condition.

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