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Man wounded in daylight shooting in West Philadelphia

Friday, August 29, 2014
Authorities say a man was shot multiple times in broad daylight in West Philadelphia.

It happened around 2:00 p.m. Friday in the 5000 block of Haverford Avenue.

Police say the victim, a man in his 40s, was shot five times in the leg and once in the shoulder.

He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.

Authorities say three men were seen fleeing the area on foot shortly after the shooting. They were headed southbound on Farson Street from Haverford Avenue.

No word yet on a motive or any arrests.
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