PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– The search is on for the gunman who shot and killed a man in North Philadelphia.

The shooting took place along the 3300 block of Smedley Street just after 4 p.m. Saturday.

Police say the victim, a 24-year-old man, was stuck seven times through out his body.

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The victim was transported to Temple University Hospital where he would later be pronounced dead.

Authorities have not said what led to the shooting.

Police have not released a description of the gunman.

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