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Man Struck After Masked Gunmen Open Fire



    Man Struck After Masked Gunmen Open Fire

    A young man is fighting for his life after a shooting in the Kingsessing section of the city.

    Police say the 19-year-old man was on 55th and Greenway when two masked gunmen opened fire.

    Investigators say at least seven shots were fired from two different weapons. The man was struck at least once. Police also say a bullet struck the second floor bathroom window of a house on the corner as well as a limousine parked on the street.

    Investigators also say a large quantity of drugs, believed to be crack cocaine, was found at the scene. The drugs were taken to a lab for testing.

    The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he is in critical condition. 
    No arrests have been made. Police have not yet released a description of the suspects.

    If you have any information on the shooting, please call Philadelphia Police.