12th & Susquehanna shooting update

Today at 10:23am a 20-year-old man was shot once in the mouth inside a residence at 12th and Susquehanna streets, according to The Philadelphia Police Department.

“Apparently, a male she had a previous relationship with came into her home and attempted to assault her,” said Charles Leone, deputy director of The Temple Police and Campus Safety Services.

The woman’s son then attempted to intervene but was shot by the male. The shooter was described as an African American male approximately 40 years old, 5’7” in height, bald with a beard and mustache and last seen wearing a blue plaid shirt and jeans. After the leaving the residence, he ran towards Broad and Susquehanna streets. His identity is known, but he has not yet be found.

The victim was admitted to Temple Hospital in guarded condition in the Intensive Care Unit this morning.