PHILADELPHIA, PA – A shooting occurred in Northeast Philadelphia late Monday night that left a man in critical condition. The Philadelphia shooting inside the Four Points Sheraton Hotel on the 9400 block of Roosevelt Boulevard occurred a little after 10:30 p.m. An investigation is underway.
Moreover, once officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a 44-year-old man who had been shot in the stomach. But, according to the police, he was conscious. However, he would not talk to the police. Still, he was taken to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital for surgery. However, he remains in critical condition at this time.
Furthermore, reports allege the shooting occurred outside of a hotel room. Police also discovered blood and a spent shell casing in the hallway, not far from the room where the victim and his girlfriend were staying in.
Additionally, authorities reported that the victim’s girlfriend possessed several large bags each smelling like marijuana. However, what exactly was in the bags is still unclear at the moment. But, according to Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small, each bag will be searched and investigated thoroughly.
The girlfriend is cooperating with the authorities.
However, police still do not have a suspect or a motive. Therefore, no arrests have been made at this time. Authorities have expressed that the investigation is ongoing, and more details will be released as the story unfolds.
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