MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER BEING SHOT IN HEAD IN WEST PHILLY

PHILADELPHIA, P.A.

Philadelphia Police say a 27-year old male is in extremely critical condition after being shot in the back of the head in West Philadelphia. FOX-29 PHILLY reported that police responded to a call of a shooting on the 3200 block of Defense Terrace, on Tuesday afternoon around 4:30 pm.

Responding officers reported finding 21 shell casings when they arrived on the scene, but no shooting victim. After investigation, police learned that the victim was the passenger in a vehicle at 34th Street & Girard Avenue. Police say the man was being driven to the hospital by private vehicle, when the car caught a flat tire at 34th & Girard. Police arrived and rushed the victim to Penn Presbyterian Hospital, where he was place in extremely critical condition.

No weapons have been recovered, and no arrests have been made at this moment.

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