Police: Shooting leaves man critically wounded in West Oak Lane

December 19, 2018 - 7:08 pm

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Police are investigating after a shooting in leaves a man hospitalized in the West Oak Lane section of the city.

According to police, the shooting took place around 5 p.m. along the 7200 block of Ogontz Avenue. 

The victim, a 21-year-old man, was shot once in the left side of his head, officials say. 

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Police say the man was taken to Einstein Hospital, where he was placed in critical condition.

Authorities are still investigating the scene, a weapon has not been recovered, and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.