Man critically wounded after shooting in Kingsessing

Police are investigating after a man was critically wounded in a Kingsessing shooting overnight.

The incident occurred shortly after 3 a.m. on 54th Street.

Police said a man in his early to mid-30s was shot once in the back and transported to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

Authorities recovered a shell casings from a .22 caliber bullet at the scene.

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

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