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Getting out of car, man shot in the head in Hunting Park

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Police are searching for the gunman who shot a 40-year-old man in the head as he was getting out of a car in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

The incident occurred just before 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of 13th and West Butler Streets.

According to police, the suspect shot a man once in the left ear as he was getting out of a car and fled the scene.

The 47-year-old victim was rushed to Temple University Hospital in critical condition.

Police have made no arrests and are trying to determine the motive for the shooting.

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