Man critically injured after shooting, crash in West Philadelphia

Police are investigating after they say a 21-year-old man was critically injured in a West Philadelphia shooting overnight.

The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. Sunday near North 46th and Aspen streets.

Police say the man was shot five times. The victim suffered gunshot wounds to the thigh, chest, back and buttocks. He allegedly tried to drive away from the scene but crashed about a mile away near 38th and Walnut streets.

The victim is currently listed in critical condition.

No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.

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