MAN GUNNED DOWN & KILLED WHILE HOLDING BABY IN FRANKFORD

NAYZE MEDIA

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. (FRANKFORD)

Cover Photo Courtesy: 6 ABC Action News

Philadelphia Police said an “explosion” of gunfire in the Frankford section of the city left one man, who was holding a baby, dead. According to a report from 6 ABC ACTION NEWS, the shooting incident happened at Hawthorne & Harrison Streets at around 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

PHOTO COURTESY: 6 ABC ACTION NEWS

The victim was reportedly standing on the sidewalk, holding the baby inside of a car seat when he was shot four times. The victim was hit in the back, face, neck, and chest. Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said, it appeared that the victim had been targeted.

The victim who police say was the baby’s uncle, collapsed on the sidewalk after the shooting. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died shortly after arrival. The baby was not injured, which Small said was “very, very, very lucky.” Police said the shooter may have fled in a nearby vehicle.

No suspects have been named and no arrests have been made at this time.

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