Shooting reported near Duckrey Tanner School

Temple Police are investigating a shooting that occurred northwest of Main Campus earlier today.

Executive Director of Campus Safety Services Charlie Leone said a 36-year-old man was shot seven times on 16th Street near Susquehanna Avenue and is listed in critical condition at Temple University Hospital.

The man was shot two times in each calf, once in the thigh and twice in the buttocks.

Police sent out a TU Alert around 5:40 p.m. warning students to avoid the area of the shooting.

Leone said the victim was “not cooperating with the investigation.”

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