Man shot in Kingsessing, in stable condition

A 22-year-old man is recovering from a wound to his right shoulder after being shot on 53rd Street near Woodland Avenue in Kingsessing, police said.

The shooting was reported around 11:15 p.m., however when officers arrived on the scene the victim was no longer there, said Lt. John Walker of the Southwest Detective Division.

Shortly after the shooting was reported, a wounded man walked into the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he said.

Police were unsure of the circumstances surrounding the shooting Thursday night and said there were no witnesses.

A detailed description of the suspect was not immediately available.

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