Police: Man shot twice in back, critical

April 14, 2011 6:10:25 PM PDT
A man is critical after being shot in North Philadelphia.

The shooting happened along the 2500 block of North Newkirk Street shortly before 6:30 p.m.

Police say a man, believed to be in his late 20's to early 30's, was shot twice in the back.

Medics responded and rushed the man to Temple University Hospital for treatment.

Police are investigating.