Police in Prospect Park investigating a shooting that left a victim wounded Sunday night

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Breaking News Alert - YC Newsroom (YC.NEWS)

Police in Delaware County are searching for a gunman in Ridley Township, Delaware County, following a shooting that left a victim wounded.

The shooting happened just after 11:40 p.m. at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and 16th  Avenue in Prospect Park, Delaware County Sunday night.

The search is on for the gunman who is currently on the loose and last seen heading into Ridley Township. The suspect is described as a white male approximately 5″5′ in his 20’s wearing a dark jacket with a red hooded sweatshirt and a draw-string backpack. He was last seen in the area of Terry and Lake View in Ridley Township.


Update: 12:15 a.m.

Police requesting the fire department be dispatched for lighting to locate the perpetrator.


Update: 11:45 p.m.

Suspect described as a Caucasian male, approximately 5″5′ in his 20’s wearing a dark jacket with a red hooded sweatshirt carrying a draw-string backpack. He was last seen in the area of Terry and Lake View in Ridley Township, Delaware County.


Update: 11:33 p.m.

K9 is tracking suspects on 300 block of Lake View in a rear alley.


Update: 11:31 p.m.

Police K9 tracking suspect into Ridley Township side of an apartment complex.


Update: 11:29 p.m.

Gunshot victim located at Lincoln Avenue and 16th Avenue.


Update: 11:28 p.m.

Police reporting shooting on in the area of 16th Avenue and Lincoln Avenue in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania.

We are working to gather additional information.

3 COMMENTS

  1. The shooting happenef in the ridley news apartment complex’s parling lot, the guy that was wounded ran toward 16th ave along with second person in the car while the drivers a man in his 50s just hid between the 2 cars. The shooter ran behind the apartment building and into the creek area. I witnessed the entire thing.

  2. The shooting happendf in the ridley news apartment complex parking lot, the guy that was wounded ran toward 16th ave along with second person in the car while the driver, a man in his 50s, just hid between the 2 cars (he was taken away in handcuffs). The shooter ran behind the apartment building and into the creek area. I witnessed the entire thing.

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