Police: Suspects In Society Hill Shooting Stole Victim’s iPhone

Originally posted on CBS Philly:

By Jim Melwert, Jenn Bernstein

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 34-year-old man is in critical-but-stable condition after he was shot in Society Hill Monday night. Police say robbery was the motive.

This is the latest in a handful of shootings in one of the nicest parts of the city. The shooting happened on Lawrence Court, near 4th and Pine in Society Hill around 10 o’clock last night.

Neighbors say they rushed to help after they heard the shot.

“Unfortunately I knew that sound pretty well because November of 2011, there was a shooting right on this corner too. So I called 911 back then, and tonight I called 911 again, it’s becoming an unfortunate routine in our neighborhood.”

Investigators say the suspects stole the victim’s iPhone. Investigators confirm the victim in Monday night’s shooting was a pharmacist at a nearby CVS.

Dr. David Harwitz was washing dishes in his home nearby…

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