Police: Argument leads to shooting inside Chinatown massage parlor

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Police said the shooting broke out on the second floor of 117 N. 10th St.
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Police are investigating a shooting Saturday night inside a Chinatown massage parlor that left a 53-year-old man in critical condition.

Officers shortly before midnight received a report of gunshots inside the Saigon Therapy massage parlor, located on the second floor of 117 N. 10th Street.

There, they said they found the victim lying on the floor.

He had been shot in the face.

Investigators said the man was shot by an unknown man following an argument.

There is not yet word on what that argument entailed.

The victim was rushed to Jefferson University Hospital, where he was placed in critical condition.

No arrest have yet been made.

Anyone with information on the suspect or crime is asked to call 911, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.


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