Man shot in the legs in West Philadelphia

Monday, April 22, 2013

A 20-year-old man says he was followed and shot in the legs in West Philadelphia early Monday morning.

The shooting happened around 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of 61st Street and Larchwood Avenue.

The victim told police that two people were following him, and that when he began to run one of the the suspects opened fire on him.

The victim was rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Police are searching for the suspects who fled the scene.

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