Men critically wounded in double shooting

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Two men are in critical condition following a shooting on Gratz Street near Susquehanna Avenue in North Philadelphia Friday night, police said.

Shots rang out around 5:50 p.m., leaving a 22-year-old man wounded once in his back and another 22-year-old man wounded in his face, right shouter and abdomen.

Both victims were taken to Temple University Hospital and were in surgery as of 6:40 p.m., said Officer Christine O’Brien, a police department spokeswoman.

Police were unsure of the shooter's motive, but said the incident may have stemmed from an argument that broke out during a dice game on the corner.

Police found dice, cash, shell casings and blood on the scene and several surveillance cameras recorded the incident, Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

A solid description of the suspect was not immediately available, but police took a witness to the Central Detective Division for questioning.

No arrests were made.