1 critical after shooting on Boulevard

April 3, 2009 6:29:12 PM PDT
Philadelphia detectives are investigating a shooting in Northeast Philadelphia that sent a man to the hospital. It happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. along the 8500 block of Roosevelt Boulevard, near Rhawn Street.

Police say a 30-year old man suffered a single gunshot wound to the stomach.

He was rushed to Frankford Hospital's Torresdale division in critical condition.

Police say three people have been taken into custody in connection with the incident and a gun has been recovered.

There is no word yet what prompted the shooting.

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