Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Man shot in Mantua, hospitalized

A shooting in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia left a 20-year-old man hospitalized in stable condition Monday night, police said.

Man shot in Mantua, hospitalized

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A shooting in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia left a 20-year-old man hospitalized in stable condition Monday night, police said.

Shots were fired on 32nd Street near Haverford Avenue around 10:05 p.m. and the victim was wounded in his left leg and right hand.

Police took the wounded man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and were canvassing the scene for evidence and witnesses Monday night. Police said a weapon may have been thrown into the bushes near the crime scene.

Three witnesses were taken to speak with police in the Southwest Detective Division and the motive behind the shooting was unclear Monday night.  

A detailed description of the suspect was not immediately available.  

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