Philly police investigating armed robbery on N. 16th Street

Philadelphia police are searching for two men in connection with an aggravated assault and shooting that occurred on the 1700 block of N. 16th Street on Saturday night.

Police said they were called to an apartment on N. 16th Street shortly after 10:00 p.m. When they arrived at the scene, they said they found drips of blood as they were climbing the staircase, and a significant amount of blood inside the apartment itself. A silver Colt .357 caliber revolver was found behind the building, police added.

Three residents of the apartment reported that they were robbed at gunpoint inside the apartment, police said. The three victims – a 27-year-old woman, a 34-year-old man, and a 35-year-old man – were unharmed, police added.

The three residents said they did not have possession of a gun during the alleged robbery, according to police.

Investigators are looking for two perpetrators and the shooting victim(s). According to police, the suspects are described as two males in their mid-30s, one of them of slim build.

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