Gunman Shoots at Pregnant Woman While Stopped at Philadelphia Traffic Light

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – A pregnant woman and her boyfriend were shot at while waiting in their vehicle at a red light in Philadelphia, police reported today.

Now, the Philadelphia Police Department and the Shooting Investigation Group is asking for the public’s assistance for information in reference to a shooting that occurred at 4501 Market St.

According to police, on Friday May 13, at approximately 11:43 am, 39th District Officers were flagged down by victims on the 300 block of 52nd Street.

“A male victim stated he and his pregnant girlfriend were stopped in traffic on the 4500 block of Market St when an unknown male approached their vehicle and fired several gunshots before fleeing onto the overpass stairway at 46th and Market St and was last seen running across the 46th St overpass steps towards the Westpark Apartments on the 300 block of N. Powelton Ave,” police said in a report. “The suspect’s vehicle was last seen turning southbound onto 46th St from Market St. Both Victims were transported to Penn Presbyterian Hospital. The male victim suffered a single gunshot wound to his bicep and is listed in stable condition. The pregnant female victim was struck multiple times in the chest and groin area and is listed in critical condition.”

If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact:
Shooting Investigations Group:
215-686-8271
DC 22-16-015604