Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Police: Man, 26, critical after shooting in West Philadelphia

A 26-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot three times on a West Philadelphia street Tuesday afternoon.

Police: Man, 26, critical after shooting in West Philadelphia

A 26-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot three times on a West Philadelphia street Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the victim was on Arch Street near 57th shortly before 3:30 p.m. when someone opened fire on him, striking him once in the left thigh, once in the right thigh and once in the back of the right leg.

He was rushed by police to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he remains in critical condition.

Police have not yet made an arrest in the shooting.

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