Man shot, hospitalized in N. Philadelphia

Police are investigating a shooting in North Philadelphia that left a 21-year-old man hospitalized and two parked cars marred by stray bullets.

The man was shot once in his left leg about 5:15 p.m. on 24th Street near Montgomery Avenue and ran inside his house afterward, said Chief Inspector Scott Small. He was taken to Temple University Hospital by private auto and was listed in stable condition as of 8 p.m.

Police said the victim was not forthcoming with information on the shooter’s motive, and did not provide a description of the suspect.

There were no witnesses and police in the Central Detective Division were checking for surveillance cameras near the scene, Small said. Five shell casings were found on the scene.

No arrests were made.

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