1PREGNANT WOMAN SHOT IN BACK
A seven-months pregnant woman and a man were hospitalized last night after a shooting on 60th Street near Lansdowne Avenue Overbrook. Police Lt. John Walker said the woman, 20, was shot on e in the back and leg about 9:10 and was undergoing surgery at the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania. She was in critical condition. The man, also 20, hit in the leg and the back, was listed in stable condition at the hospital.
2SUSPECT ESCAPES FROM HOSPITAL
A prisoner secured to a bed in handcuffs at Crozer-Chester Medical Center last weekend escaped his restraints and fled the hospital from its helicopter pad, according to court documents. When Drakkar Green, 20, of Chester, was taken into custody Saturday on an outstanding warrant, he complained of severe head pain and asked to see a doctor, police said. About 5:30 p.m. he was taken to Crozer-Chester, where he was secured to the metal rails of a hospital bed.
Surveillance video showed that Green left his room and accessed an elevator that opened to the building's helipad. From there, he was able to escape, although it's unknown if he jumped or climbed down from the landing pad, police said. Call Chester Police Detective James Nolan at 610-447-8429 with information.
3COPS: BIKE RIDER CAUGHT IN CROSS-FIRE
A dirt-bike rider remained in critical condition after being caught in the cross-fire of two shooters in the city's Elmwood section Monday. The 23-year-old victim was riding on 65th Street near Dorel about 10:25 p.m. when he drove between two unidentified men who were shooting at each other, police said. He was shot once in the chest, police said.
4FOOD DRIVER SHOT, NOT ROBBED
A Chinese-food delivery driver was shot twice by two men early yesterday in Kingsessing, police said. The 35-year-old driver, from Grace Chinese restaurant, was delivering an order on Hadfield Street near 58th about 12:05 a.m. when he was approached by two men, police said. As one of them reached into his pockets as if he was going to pay, the other drew a weapon and fired at the driver, striking him in the head and the left shoulder, police said. He was listed yesterday in stable condition, authorities said.
Police said the assailants, who remain unidentified, didn't steal anything.
- Phillip Lucas and Stephanie Farr