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Man, 52, shot in N. Philadelphia

A 52-year-old man was standing on the corner of 9th and Brown Street when he was wounded in a hail of gunfire Thursday night, police said.

The man was standing beneath a train trestle near the scene of a shooting on 8th and Brown, where cops found 16 shell casings. Chief Inspector Scott Small said he was likely an innocent bystander.

The man was wounded in his knee and was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital. He was listed in stable condition as of 10:40 p.m.

Five young men were seen running from 8th Street near Brown and police said the shell casings on the scene were fired from two different weapons.

No arrests were made.