Male Shot In Basement Of House Near Lawncrest

by Alex Lloyd Gross

Dec. 29, 2022

Philadelphia police were called to a residence on the 1200 block of Unruh  Street today. Originally, fire rescue was called for a medical call at that location. When they arrived the found a 60 year old male had been shot two times in his leg.

Apparently, this happened yesterday. It is unknown why the call was received today.  Police would not confirm  reports that the male was the victim of a home invasion. They did not say what, if anything was taken. No offender description was given to police.


Around the exterior of the house,there were multiple signs indicating that the house was equipped with security cameras and one was observed over the basement door.  Police got the call about12:15PM. They arrived and declared the apartment a crime scene and detectives were in route.