Man shot 5 times in Kensington

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police said a man was shot 5 times while standing on a corner in the city's Kensington section early Thursday.

It happened just before 12:30 a.m. on the 2000 block of East Tioga Street.

Police said a man between 25-30 years of age was standing on a corner when he was approached by 3 suspects who opened fire.

The man was originally being taken to the hospital by a private car, but police stopped that car and transported him to the hospital.

So far there is no word on a motive.

Investigators are reviewing real-time crime cameras for more details.
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