Man injured throughout Port Richmond tried theft


A man is hospitalized after being shot during an attempted robbery in the city’s Port Richmond section overnight.

Police say a 30-year-old man was sitting in front of his home on the 1800 block of East Ontario Street around 12:30 a.m. Saturday when two men came up to him and demanded money.

At some point one of the suspects shot him in the thigh before fleeing the scene.

The man was transported to Aria Torresdale where he is listed in stable condition.


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