ALLENTOWN, Pa. – A man is in critical condition after a shooting outside the 7-Eleven convenience store and Sunoco gas station in the 1200 block of Hamilton Street early Friday morning.
Allentown police were dispatched to the scene at approximately 5:20 a.m., where they found an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds.
"I'm doing an Uber trip like I always do, going north on Hamilton Boulevard, and I saw an ambulance pull away," said Daniel Gardenier, who was in the area at the time.
Police say they rendered aid to the man before emergency medical services took him to the hospital.
Workers inside the 7-Eleven say no employees were injured and the incident took place in the parking lot.
"I saw like 14 cop cars, so I knew something was out of the ordinary, and I saw this Jeep," Gardenier said.
It's that green Jeep that Allentown police were standing by and taking pictures of for most of the morning.
In addition, upwards of nearly 30 evidence markers were set on the parking lot — some placed next to shell casings and others near miscellaneous items.
The 7-Eleven employees say police used the store's security footage to help with the investigation.
Police Chief Charles Roca said no one has been taken into custody, but there is no threat to the public.
The Allentown Police Department is asking anyone with information to call detectives at 610-437-7721 or the police desk at 610-437-7753 (ext 1). Additionally, anonymous text tips can be sent via the Tip411 App available on the Allentown Police Facebook page or via the Allentown Police Department website.