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Man and teen wounded in Frankford drive-by shooting

Two ped­es­tri­ans were wounded in an ap­par­ent drive-by shoot­ing in Frank­ford on Aug. 23.

The vic­tims in­cluded a 30-year-old man who was shot in the right foot and a 16-year-old boy who was shot once in the leg.

Both were hos­pit­al­ized and are ex­pec­ted to sur­vive their wounds.

Wit­nesses and the vic­tims re­por­ted that gun­fire erup­ted just after mid­night on the 5200 block of Mar­lowe St. and ori­gin­ated from an older mod­el BMW with a black cloth roof, po­lice said.

A male al­legedly poin­ted a gun from a win­dow of the mov­ing vehicle and opened fire on the vic­tims.

The shoot­er was de­scribed as black and stocky, wear­ing a blue jack­et with a yel­low stripe down the sleeve.

No de­scrip­tion of the weapon was avail­able.

The iden­tit­ies of the vic­tims have not been re­leased.

The older one was treated at Aria Health-Frank­ford and re­leased, po­lice said.

The teen vic­tim was taken in stable con­di­tion to Hahne­mann Uni­versity hos­pit­al.

His cur­rent con­di­tion is not known. ••

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