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Man, 23, shot in the chest in Point Breeze

Around the same time a woman and her 5-year-old daughter were shot in Southwest Philadelphia -- the woman fatally -- early Tuesday evening, police said a 23-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in South Philadelphia's Point Breeze section.

Man, 23, shot in the chest in Point Breeze

Around the same time a woman and her 5-year-old daughter were shot in Southwest Philadelphia -- the woman fatally -- early Tuesday evening, police said a 23-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in South Philadelphia's Point Breeze section.

Cops said the man was on 20th Street near Dickinson when shots rang out at 4:12 p.m. He was hit once in the chest and taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in critical condition.

No arrests were made in the shooting, and police were unsure what motivated it. It remained under investigation around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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