Police are seeking two suspects who shot a man five times in Point Breeze early yesterday morning.

Officers were called to the 2200 block of Wharton Street around 12:40 a.m. Monday, where they found a man, 30, who said he was shot on the 1300 block of S. 22nd Street.

According to the victim, two unknown men opened fire on him as he was coming from a Chinese store on the 2100 block of Reed Street. He ran to a residence and called police.

The man was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is being treated for five gunshot wounds to the legs, stomach and buttocks.


The suspects are described as two black men in their early 20s, thinly-built and about five-foot-seven. One had a light complexion and was wearing a gray hoodie with white writing. The second was wearing a black hoodie with a hooded shirt underneath.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or dial 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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