Man found shot in the head in Nicetown Tioga

August 16, 2012 10:45:08 AM PDT
A man was found late Wednesday night shot in the head in a gas station parking lot in Philadelphia's Nicetown Tioga section.

Police were called shortly after 11:30 a.m. to the intersection of Fox Street and Abbottsford Avenue. There a man, whom police believe was shot nearby, was discovered with shotgun pellet wounds to the head, chest and arm in a gas station parking lot.

The 29-year-old victim was rushed by police to Temple University Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition.

A second man, who police say suffered cuts from shattered glass as a result of the shooting, was also taken to Temple University Hospital for care.

There is no word how the second man factors into the crime.

Police are continuing their investigation.


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