Philly gunman shoots woman in back

May 3, 2009 4:59:00 AM PDT
Philadelphia police are searching for the gunman who shot a female inside of a car in West Philadelphia.

The woman in her 40s was shot twice in the back while sitting inside of a car near the intersection of 46th and Spruce streets around 3:45 a.m.

Medics transported the victim to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her condition was reported as "critical" when she was taken into the operating room early Sunday morning.

There are at least 2 who were talking with police. They said they saw a man running south on 46th Street from the shooting scene.

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