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North Philly shooting leaves four men hospitalized

A hail of gunfire in North Philadelphia left four men recovering from their wounds at Temple University Hospital Friday night.

North Philly shooting leaves four men hospitalized

A hail of gunfire in North Philadelphia left four men recovering from their wounds at Temple University Hospital Friday night.

At 7:05 p.m., an unidentified man opened fire on the group of men on Dauphin Street near 17th. Chief Inspector Scott Small said a 30-year-old man was shot in his chest and was hospitalized in critical condition.

A 27-year-old man was shot in his right thigh and was listed in stable condition. A 22-year-old man was shot in the right side of his buttocks and was listed in stable condition as well.

And a 21-year-old man was shot in his right calf and was also listed in stable condition, Small said.

Four witnesses were taken to speak with officials in the Central Detective Division after the shooting, and Small said police were gathering information on the description of the suspect.

No arrests were made and police did not have a motive as of 8:30 p.m.

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