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Man critically wounded in Southwest Philadelphia shooting

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Man critically wounded in Southwest Philadelphia shooting

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A 19-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot in his chest in Southwest Philadelphia Wednesday night, police said.

Shots were fired on 53rd Street near Paschall Avenue around 11:10 p.m. The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The victim was listed in critical condition, police said.

Cops recovered three shell casings on the scene and there were no witnesses.

Information on the shooter’s motive and a detailed description of the suspect was not immediately available.

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