Man Critical After Being Shot 4 Times In West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man is in critical condition after being shot numerous times in West Philadelphia early Friday morning.

The shooting happened at about 2 a.m. near 61st and Christian Streets in the city’s Cobbs Creek section.

According to police, the male victim was shot at least four times. He was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he is listed in extremely critical condition.

The identity of the victim was not immediately known.

So far, there are no arrests and a motive for the shooting remains under police investigation.

Reported By Steve Beck,


One Comment

  1. Anonymous says:

    @ BC April 8, 2011 at 9:54am” WHAT people? FYI, that area is mixed = asian, white, black, hispanic. So, again I ask, what people?

  2. BC says:

    These people are resilient if nothing else.

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