Police make arrest after early morning shooting in Plymouth Meeting

The Plymouth Township Police Department announced today that it responded in the early morning (4:45 a.m.) to the Extended Stay America at 437 Irwins Lane in Plymouth Meeting (near the intersection of Plymouth Road and Germantown Pike) after a report of a disturbance. When police arrived on the scene, officers discovered a 30-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the hand. The victim was taken to Jefferson Abington Hospital and his injuries are not considered life-threatening.

During the ensuing investigation, detectives discovered that the suspect in the shooting is alleged to have stolen money and other property from the victim and associates of the victim. The shooting took place after an altercation in the hotel’s parking garage and the suspect fled the scene in a stolen pickup truck.

The suspect was identified as David Bullock who was arrested in Philadelphia at approximately 8:45 a.m. Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department’s 5th District were familiar with the suspect and handled the arrest.

Bullock was charged with nine felonies and three misdemeanors and is the only suspect in the shooting. As of the time of the notice from the Plymouth Township Police Department (3:02 p.m.), Bullock is awaiting his preliminary arraignment.