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Police post YouTube video of store shooting

Published On: Mar 21 2013 03:06:15 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 21 2013 03:11:00 PM EDT

Philadelphia police are trying to find a man who fired into an Asian food store and wounded three people by releasing surveillance video of the crime on YouTube.

The video, which features images from inside the store as well as from a camera outside, shows a man clad in gray sweat pants and shirt walking up to the Chinese food store at 6600 N. 18th St. in the city's West Oak Lane neighborhood Tuesday night and firing a shot through the glass front door as several young men scramble to hold the door shut.

The gunman was eventually able to push open the door far enough to fire several shots, wounding three of the men inside before he ran away, police said.


None of the victims suffered life-threatening wounds, police said.

The shooter was described by police as a black man with a medium build who stands between 6 feet and 6 feet, 2 inches tall. He has a beard and/or goatee.

If you can help police crack the case, you can call 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.