South Street Shooting Leaves One Dead
One person is dead after a Friday-evening shooting outside the Theatre of Living Arts at 334 South Street.
Sergeant Eric Gripp of the Philadelphia Police has confirmed that the victim, a man in his 20s, was rushed to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he we was pronounced dead at 8:37 p.m. At this time, there is no official word on any other victims. Gripp said a handgun was was found in the general vicinity of the TLA.
The suspect is a male wearing a black shirt with the letters “OTF,” who possibly fled the scene in a limousine that is currently being held on Columbus Boulevard. In addition, I-95 has been shut down in the South Street vicinity while police look for evidence.
A member of Bosom Band, playing a show at nearby Dobbs, tweeted the following footage of the shooting’s aftermath:
@6abc Shooting at TLA at the lil dirt show pic.twitter.com/HuUWeFFBUk
— Nun Ur Business (@GIZMOTO86) September 5, 2015