The Philadelphia Police Department and the Shooting Investigation Group is asking for the public’s assistance for information in reference to this shooting incident.
on July 11, 2022, 15th District officers responded to a report of a shooting at 4201 E. Cheltenham Ave at 1:49 pm and located a 46-year-old male victim lying in the street at the intersection of Cheltenham Ave and Erdrick St suffering from gunshot wounds to his buttocks and left ankle. The victim was transported to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital and listed in stable condition.
Video of the incident reveals two male offenders exit a dark colored SUV, possibly an Infiniti. Offender #1 attempted to rob the victim while he was standing on the sidewalk and a struggle ensued. The victim managed to wrestle a firearm away from offender #1 just as offender #2 began firing shots from his own firearm, striking the victim two times. The victim returned fire and appeared to have struck offender #2 at least one time. Both offenders retreated to their dark colored SUV and fled south on the 5400 hundred block of Erdrick St.
- Suspect Description:
Suspect #1: Hispanic male, thin build, black hair, wearing a black hoody over a white t-shirt and blue jeans.
Suspect #2: Hispanic male, thin build, black hair, wearing a white tank top and maroon shorts with black design on the sides, black Croc shoes (left at scene).
- Vehicle Description: Dark colored SUV / crossover style vehicle, possibly an Infiniti with chrome trim and billet style grill with no brand logo. Vehicle may also have bullet holes in the driver’s side and rear panels.
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