Man critically wounded in Parkside shooting

A 27-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting in the Parkside section of West Philadelphia Friday night, police said.

Around 9 p.m. shots were fired on Harlan Street near 52nd and the victim was wounded twice in his left thigh and once in his lower back, police said.

The man was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and was listed in critical condition as of 10 p.m., police said.

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

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