Gunfire wounds a man in Philadelphia's Fern Rock section

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Man shot in Fern Rock: Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on May 3, 2017. (WPVI)

One man was wounded in a shooting in Philadelphia's Fern Rock section.

It happened on the 900 block of West Champlost Street at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police arrived to find the victim behind an apartment building with gunshot wounds to the mouth and torso.

Officers rushed him to the hospital.

There was no immediate word on his condition.

Police are searching for the gunman.

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