Police: Man critical after North Philadelphia shooting

A man was critically wounded in a shooting in North Philadelphia Sunday night, cops said.

Police said the man, who remained unidentified but was estimated to be between 40 and 50 years old, was shot once in the lower back on 24th Street near Clearfield shortly before 8 p.m.

He was taken to Temple University Hospital and listed in critical condition, police said. Police said they have not made any arrests in the shooting.

Late Sunday afternoon, another man was shot and wounded about a mile away, at 25th Street and Sedgley Avenue. Preliminarily, police did not report any connection between the two shootings.

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