Man shot outside Germantown Chinese restaurant

A man was shot several times in an apparent robbery attempt in Germantown late Tuesday.
A man was shot several times in an apparent robbery attempt in Germantown late Tuesday.

UPDATE, 9:46 a.m.: The victim, 42, in Tuesday night’s shooting at Ogontz Avenue and Widener Place remains in critical condition from multiple gunshot wounds this morning, police said.

Police described the gunmen as two black males, about 45 years old. Both were wearing gray hoodies, and they fled in a gray or silver Chrysler minivan.

Metro’s original story is below.

A man was shot outside a Germantown Chinese restaurant late Tuesday night in an apparent robbery attempt.

The shooting happened just after 11 p.m. at Ogontz Avenue and Widener Place, 6ABC Action News reports.

Police reportedly are looking for two gunmen, who fled in a silver vehicle.

The 42-year-old victim exited Happy House restaurant and was shot several times in his back, arm and buttocks as he ran from the suspects. He was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center in critical condition, according to the report.


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