Man Shot During Carjacking, Robbery in North Philly

A man is in the hospital after police say he was shot during a carjacking in North Philadelphia.

Police say the 26-year-old man was driving a 2012 or 2013 red Dodge Durango on 21st and York Streets early Wednesday evening when he was approached by an unidentified gunman.

Investigators say the gunman robbed the man of an unknown amount of cash, shot him in the back and then stole his car. After the shooting, the victim ran into a nearby corner store and called for help. He was taken to the hospital where he is currently in critical condition.

Despite being in critical, investigators say the man is expected to survive. Police plan on interviewing him once he is stabilized in order to get a description of the suspect.

If you have any information on this incident, please call Philadelphia Police.

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