Man Shot, Drives to Police Station

By Alison Burdo
|  Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013  |  Updated 7:03 PM EDT
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A 23-year-old man drove himself to a police station after a bullet hit him in the back.

Nefertiti J√°quez

A 23-year-old man drove himself to a police station after a bullet hit him in the back.

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A man drove himself to a Philadelphia police station this afternoon after suffering a gunshot wound.

Around 3:10 p.m. the 23-year-old victim arrived at the Philadelphia Police Department 35th District headquarters at Broad and Champlost streets in the Logan section of the city, according to officials.

Police say the man was bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound in his lower back. 

He was taken to Einstein Medical Center where he is in critical condition.

According to police, the victim said he was shot around the intersection of 67th Avenue and Smedley Street in the West Oak Lane neighborhood.  There is no known motive, but police say a retaliation shooting is a possibility.

Police are treating his vehicle, which remains outside the station, as a crime scene.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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