Two men shot early Sun­day in down­town Al­len­town, po­lice say

The Morning Call - - LOCAL/STATE - By Andrew Wagaman Morn­ing Call re­porter Andrew Wagaman can be reached at 610-820-6764 or awaga­[email protected]

Two men were shot early Sun­day near the Al­len­town Bus Ter­mi­nal at Hamil­ton and Race streets in down­town Al­len­town, po­lice said.

Al­len­town po­lice were called to Le­high Val­ley Hos­pi­tal-Al­len­town, 17th and Chew streets, at 5:20 a.m. af­ter two male gun­shot vic­tims were trans­ported there by pri­vate ve­hi­cle, po­lice Capt. James Keiser said.

Po­lice be­lieve the two men were shot around 5 a.m. in the first block of North Race Street, near Hamil­ton Street and Amer­i­can Park­way, Keiser said.

Both men were in sta­ble con­di­tion, Keiser said.

Al­len­town de­tec­tives con­tinue to in­ves­ti­gate the in­ci­dent, and no one has been taken into cus­tody.

No ad­di­tional de­tails about the men are avail­able.

Po­lice cleared the scene shortly af­ter 8 a.m., a bus ter­mi­nal em­ployee said.

The men were the 32nd and 33rd known gun­shot vic­tims in the city since June 1, and the sec­ond and third this week­end.

A 28-year-old woman was shot late Fri­day in the 300 block of South Rush Street.

Sun­day morn­ing’s shoot­ing oc­curred around the cor­ner from where 10 peo­ple were shot leav­ing the Deja Vu night­club June 20 and where one per­son was shot June 1 out­side the Catch 22 night club.

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