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Man critically wounded in West Philadelphia shooting

A 35-year-old man was critically wounded after being shot on 46th Street near Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia Wednesday night, police said.

Man critically wounded in West Philadelphia shooting

A 35-year-old man was critically wounded after being shot on 46th Street near Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia Wednesday night, police said.

About 8:30 p.m., the unidentified man was shot once in his chest and was rushed to The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, police said.

Cops did not recover a weapon and no arrests were made.

Chief Inspector Scott Small said police found marijuana and heroin on the victim, and that the victim told police he knew the man who shot him.

A description of the suspect was not immediately available, and police had not determined whether the shooting was drug related Wednesday night.

Two witnesses were taken to speak with police in the Southwest Detective Division, Small said.

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