East Germantown shooting leaves woman in critical condition

A woman remained in critical condition at Albert Einstein Medical Center on Friday morning after being shot in the stomach around 6 p.m. Thursday.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was sitting in her car near Baynton and E. Duval streets when an unknown gunman approached and opened fire.

 

 

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Police described the shooter as a 5-foot 8-inch tall African American male in his early twenties with a medium build and wearing a blue puffy jacket at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the tips line at (215) 686-8477 (TIPS), text a tip to 773847 (PPDTIP) or send it via the department’s website.

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