At about 3:15 p.m. Saturday, four unknown males attacked a 25-year-old man on the Clark Park basketball courts.
According to Philadelphia Police spokeswoman Officer Christine O’Brien, the victim was sitting on a bench located inside the court when a group of males approached him from behind and struck him on the back of his head with a gun.
Once the victim fell to the ground, the assailants, whom O’Brien described as four black males between the ages of 16 and 20, then proceeded to kick and punch him numerous times. One of the assailants shot the victim in the right knee before fleeing on foot with the others.
The victim was admitted to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania to receive treatment for the knee wound and is now in stable condition.
O’Brien said no arrests have been made thus far.Comments powered by Disqus
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