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Man shot in the leg in West Philadelphia

Friday, March 15, 2013

Police are investigating a shooting in West Philadelphia that sent one man to the hospital.

It happened around 6:30 Friday night on the 4900 block of Catherine Street.

Authorities received a report of gunfire but a search of the area initially revealed no victim.

About 45 minutes later a man was dropped off at Temple University Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. No word on his condition.

Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive.

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