Man Shot During Basketball Game at Playground

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By Lauren DiSanto
|  Thursday, May 9, 2013  |  Updated 7:27 PM EDT
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Man Shot During Basketball Game

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A man is shot during a basketball game at a playground in Southwest Philadelphia.

Police say a gunman walked onto the court at Finnegans Playground at 68th and Lindbergh and fired five shots.

Police say the man who was hit is in critical condition.

Some kids were also playing basketball at the time of the shooting, police tell NBC10.

They are still searching for the gunman.

Last month, 17-year-old Bernard Scott was shot and killed at Tustin Playground at N. 60th Street and Lancaster Avenue in Overbrook
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According to police records, there have been more than 50 shootings at recreation centers and playgrounds since 2010.

 


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