2 men shot outside SEPTA El station in West Philadelphia

It happened around 10 p.m. Monday at 60th and Market Streets.

Tim Jimenez
October 16, 2018 - 7:29 am
Philadelphia Police

Photo credit: Paul Gluck


PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are looking for a pair of shooters who opened fire at two men outside a SEPTA Market-Frankford Line station Monday night.

It happened around 10 p.m. at 60th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia.

Authorities said the gunmen approached two men who were at the bottom of the steps of SEPTA's 60th Street Station and started shooting. 

A 19-year-old man was shot in the back of his head. Police said he may not survive. The other victim, a 20-year-old man, was shot in the right arm. He was expected to recover.

Chief Inspector Scott Small said, "at least 15 shots were fired," and the entire incident was caught on the police department's real-time crime cameras. 

A motive for the shooting was not immediately known.