Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Cops: Man shot 16 times and survives

A man was shot 16 times in the city's Fairhill section this afternoon and survived, police said.

Cops: Man shot 16 times and survives

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A man was shot 16 times in the city's Fairhill section this afternoon and survived, police said.

The 29-year-old man was shot on Mascher Street near Cambria shortly before 3 p.m., police said.

He was taken to Temple University Hospital in extermely critical condition.

Police are still searching for a suspect and motive in the case but given the number of times the victim was shot, he is believed to have been the intended target of the gunfire.

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