Man wounded in daylight shooting in W. Phila.

Philadelphia police investigate a shooting at the intersection of 53rd and Cedar on Wednesday, April 6, 2011.
Philadelphia police investigate a shooting at the intersection of 53rd and Cedar on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. (Esther Lee)
Posted: April 06, 2011

A man was shot and critically wounded in a car today in West Philadelphia, police said.

Quick acting officers took one man into custody and recovered a handgun following the 1 p.m. shooting at 53rd and Cedar Streets, police said.

The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.

No other details were available.


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