Thursday, February 11, 2016

Man shot 7 times in SW Philly

A 20-year-old man was riddled with seven bullets in Southwest Philadelphia earlier tonight, police said.

Man shot 7 times in SW Philly

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A 20-year-old man was riddled with seven bullets in Southwest Philadelphia earlier tonight, police said. The victim, whose name was not released, was approached by a group of  four men near 61st Street and Buist Avenue about 5 p.m., said Lt. John Walker of Southwest Detectives.

It’s unclear if words were exchanged, but one or more of the men soon opened fire, wounding the victim in the chest, legs and arms, Walker said. He was listed in critical but stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Walker said investigators had no descriptions of the assailants.

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