Robbery victim shot in head

Investigators tell Action News that the victim, a man in his 50s, was shot in the back of the head. It happened during a holdup at the intersection of 56th and Catherine streets in West Philadelphia.

April 12, 2011 4:59:51 AM PDT
Philadelphia police say robbery appears to be the motive in an early Tuesday morning shooting.

Investigators tell Action News that the victim, a man in his 50s, was shot in the back of the head. It happened during a holdup at the intersection of 56th and Catherine streets in West Philadelphia.

Reports are the suspect ran from the scene.

Medics rushed the victim to the hospital in critical condition.