Man Runs 5 Blocks After Shot in Leg

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    A man ran five blocks in search of help early Sunday morning after a bullet struck him in the leg.

    The shooting occurred near the intersection of North 9th Street and West Lehigh Avenue in North Philadelphia around 2 a.m., according to police.

    The 45-year-old victim dashed away from the scene, arriving at Broad Street and Lehigh Avenue, where he called for help, according to officials.

    An ambulance picked him up from Broad Street and transported him to Temple University Hospital, where he is in stable condition, accorrding to authorities.

    No arrests have been made and police say there were no witnesses to the shooting.