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Shooting in McDonald's Parking Lot Near Temple University

The Thursday night shooting happened off of Broad Street near Diamond Street

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A 29-year-old man was critically wounded when he was shot in a McDonald’s parking lot near Temple University, Philadelphia police said.

The shooting happened off of North Broad Street near Diamond Street at approximately 8:45 Thursday night, police said.

According to investigators, the man was shot once in his thigh. He was rushed to Temple University where he was placed in critical condition.

SkyForce10 over the scene showed officers investigating in the drive-thru lane. A light-colored vehicle was stopped there with its passenger door opened.

Circumstances around the shooting, or a motive, weren’t immediately clear.

The McDonald’s is just feet away from Temple University property, including a few dormitories.

No arrests had been made, police said.

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