Man Shot During Attempted Carjacking

A man is recovering after police say he was shot during an attempted carjacking in Northeast Philadelphia.

The 44-year-old man was driving on the 7200 block of Horrocks Street at 4:22 p.m. when he was approached by two men, according to investigators.

Police say at least one of the suspects opened fire. The victim was struck twice in the torso. He was taken to Aria-Torresdale Hospital where he is currently in critical but stable condition.

Police say the two suspects fled the scene northbound on Horrocks Street. Police have not yet released a description but say they were dressed in black clothing.

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