(UPDATE) Two shot outside North Philadelphia rec center

File photo. Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro
File photo.
Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro

UPDATE, 1:05 p.m.:  Investigators with the Central Detective Division have revised the number of victims and are now reporting two people were shot outside the Winchester Rec Center, not three.

Police said the 26-year-old man originally thought to be a victim was not shot, but suffered minor scrapes to his right wrist after falling while attempting to flee from the gunfire.

ORIGINAL STORY: Three people were shot Sunday morning outside a rec center at 15th and York streets in North Philadelphia.

Police said the shooting happened shortly before 10:15 a.m. outside the Winchester Recreation Center.

A 16-year-old male was shot once in the hand.

Two men, aged 26 and 31, were shot once each in the wrist and knee, respectively.

All three victims were taken to Temple University Hospital in stable condition.

No weapon was recovered, and no arrests have yet been made.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call 911, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.


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