[UPDATE] Man, 21, gunned down on East Oak Lane basketball court

A teenager was fatally wounded by gunfire on an East Oak Lane basketball court Sunday night.  (Credit: Metro file photo)
A teenager was fatally wounded by gunfire on an East Oak Lane basketball court Sunday night.
(Credit: Metro file photo)

UPDATE, 2:17 p.m.: A 21-year-old man was shot and killed following an argument on an East Oak Lane basketball court Sunday night.

The fatal shooting happened just before 10 p.m. on the 5600 block of B Street, according to police.

Craig Jackson, of the 5100 block of Whitaker Avenue, was shot once in his chest. He was pronounced dead at 11:21 p.m., police said.

No arrests have been made.


Original article, titled “Teen gunned down on East Oak Lane basketball court:”

A teenager was shot and killed on a basketball court in Philadelphia’s East Oak Lane neighborhood Sunday night.

The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. on a crowded basketball court at B Street and Olney Avenue, 6ABC Action News reports.

Police found the 18-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He died a short time later at Albert Einstein Medical Center.


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