Police investigate shooting that leaves man critically injured in Kingsessing

A suspect was taken into custody a short time later, officials say.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting Saturday that has left one man critically injured in Kingsessing.

The incident happened around 5;30 p.m. on the 1600 block of South Ithan Street.

Police say a man in his thirties was shot in the chest.

He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in very critical condition.

A suspect was taken into custody a short time later, officials say.

Police are investigating whether this is related to a homicide Friday night in Kingsessing.

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