Man exiting car critically wounded in Chinatown drive-by shooting: Police

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man is in critical condition after a drive-by shooting in Philadelphia's Chinatown section.

Police said the victim was getting out of his vehicle around 2:40 a.m. Saturday on the 100 block of North 10th Street near Cherry Street when another car pulled up.

That's when, according to authorities, the driver opened fire hitting the 34-year-old man.

He was shot once in the stomach.

The victim was taken to Jefferson University Hospital where he underwent surgery.

Police said the gunman was driving a black Lexus that was last seen going east on Cherry Street.

The shooting occurred near the Engine 20, Ladder 23 fire station.

Anyone with information should contact police.
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