Man, 19, shot and wounded in West Philadelphia

A 19-year-old man is on the mend after being shot in West Philadelphia.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday along the unit block of South Redfield Street.

Police say the victim claims he was visiting a friend and answered a knock at the door when he was shot in the backside.

He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center for treatment.

Police say his injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

So far, there is no immediate word on arrests or a motive.

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