Chester City man shot in the leg Monday morning

Gunfire erupted earlier than usual Monday morning in the City of Chester.

Just after 11 a.m. Chester City Police responded to the 800 block of Pennell Street for reports of a shooting victim.

When police arrived, they found a man later identified as 36-year-old Demarr Johnson with a gunshot wound to his right leg.

Johnson was transported to crozer-chester Medical Center by paramedics where he was treated further for his injuries.

There is no additional information available at this time.