Weekend News Briefs: 9/17-9/19

Saturday — A shooting in Frankford send a male to Einstein Medical Center early Saturday morning. West Frankford Town Watch reported the man was shot around 1:30 a.m. on the 5100-block of Frankford Avenue behind the Wachovia Bank.

In related news, a tip from West Frankford Town Watch says the crime camera at Frankford Avenue and Pratt Street does not work, and has not been working for the past three months.

Sunday — Police are searching for two masked intruders in connection with a home invasion Sunday. Around 3 a.m., two armed men entered a home on the 6700-block of Marsden Street in Tacony, where a 24-year-old male and 28-year-old female were asleep on the couch.

The suspects bound the couple’s hands and feet, and stole $250 cash and an Xbox. Before leaving, the intruders forced the couple into the basement and shot the male victim in the stomach.

The female victim broke free and called 911. The male victim is in critical condition at Aria Health-Torresdale.

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