Norristown Teen Shot In Broad Daylight

Location of Norristown in Montgomery County

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NORRISTOWN — Norristown police responded to Scott Alley on the 1000 block of Willow Street Wednesday after a 911 call reporting a 16-year-old boy had been shot at Willow and Elm streets just after 6 p.m.

Norristown Police Chief William Richet said the bullet went through the victim’s chest, but he was in somewhat stable condition.

“He was able to tell us his name and how old he is when we arrived,” Richet said.

The teen was taken away in an ambulance and later flown to University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

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Norristown Police Searching For Suspect In Corson Street Shooting

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NORRISTOWN, PA — Police are searching for an unknown person who fired multiple shots on the 300 block of Blackberry Alley Thursday night, injuring a young man.

At approximately 10:09 p.m. police were dispatched to the 600 block of Corson Street for a report of a shooting. While officers were on their way to the scene, dispatch told them seven to eight shots had been heard and a male victim was on the ground.

Police arrived on the 300 block of Blackberry Alley and found the victim lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim identified himself to police and told them he was just walking by when he heard the gunshots and was hit in the leg with a bullet. He was taken to Paoli Hospital by Plymouth Ambulance to be treated for his wound.

Read more:  http://www.timesherald.com/article/20130802/NEWS01/130809920/norristown-police-searching-for-suspect-in-corson-street-shooting#full_story