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Man Shot in the Back in West Philly

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    Man Shot in Back Survives, Police Search for Gunman

    Police are searching for the gunman who shot a man in the back at 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue in West Philly. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014)

    A man survived being shot in the back overnight.

    Gunfire rang out around midnight at 4st Street and Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia.

    In total six shots were fired. Philadelphia Police said that at least one bullet struck a 36-year-old man in the back. He was rushed to the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.

    Investigators said that a man in his 20s wearing dark clothing could be seen fleeing the scene.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police.