Shootout in Southwest Philadelphia leaves man wounded

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A man was wounded in a shootout early Monday morning in Southwest Philadelphia. (WPVI)

A man was wounded in a shootout early Monday morning in Southwest Philadelphia.

It happened on Woodland Avenue near 49th Street around 4 a.m.

Police say the 27-year-old victim was walking down the street when a man opened fire from across the street.

The victim was shot three times, but managed to pull out his gun and fire back.

Police say the victim has a license to carry.

The suspect ran away. It is not known if he was hit by any bullets.

The victim is in stable condition at the hospital.

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