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Police find shooting victim in West Philadelphia

Saturday, May 04, 2013
West Philadelphia shooting

West Philadelphia shooting

Police found a man in a pool of blood after a shooting in West Philadelphia early Saturday morning.

It was around 1:50 a.m. when officers from the 19th district heard gunshots in the area of 53rd and Arch.

Upon arrival they found the victim on the ground.

The 24-year-old man was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in critical condition.

There was no immediate word on any arrests in this shooting.

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