Friday January 20, 2012 at approximately 5:44pm, the Yeadon Police responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Bullock Avenue. The investigation revealed that two juvenile males came to that area for the purpose of purchasing marijuana. During the encounter, the assailant brandished a handgun and robbed one of the juvenile males of his wallet and cell phone. During the encounter, the assailant fired a single gunshot, striking one of the males in the head. The male suffered a superficial gunshot wound to the head and was treated and released from Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia. The assailant is believed to frequent the area of the 700 block of Church Lane in the Borough of Yeadon. He is described as a black male, possibly wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, 17-18 years of age, medium build, 5'7", dark skin and walked with a pronounced strut. Anyone having information about this incident are asked to contact the Yeadon Police Department’s Detective Division at 610-259-1228. All information will be handled in a confidential manner.
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