SEPTA conductor shot in robbery attempt on station platform

Victim reported in stable condition after being shot in hip
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PHILADELPHIA — A 57-year-old Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority conductor was shot in the hip Friday afternoon during an attempted robbery at a Regional Rail station, reports.

The conductor, whose name has not been released, was shot about 3:25 p.m. on a platform at the Carpenter station, according to SEPTA press officer Andrew Busch. Carpenter is about 9 miles north of Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station on the Chestnut Hill West line.

The conductor was approached by two men as he stepped off the train. One demanded money, and when the conductor pushed one man away and tried to get back on the train, he was shot by the second man. The two men then ran off.

The conductor was transported to Einstein Medical Center and was reported to be in stable condition.

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