PHILADELPHIA - A shooting in North Philadelphia has left a man critically injured and fighting for his life.
According to police, officers responded to the 2700 block of North Orkney Street in the city's North Philadelphia section for reports of a person with a gun early Thursday morning at 6:45 a.m.
Authorities say a 43-year-old man was shot seven times in the upper part of his body.
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Medics transported the man to Temple University Hospital, where he is in critical condition, per police.
The investigation into the shooting is ongoing and active, according to authorities.