Early morning shooting injures one in Kensington

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Police said a man, 49, was shot three times on the 400 block of East Clearfield Street in Kensington.
Credit: File photo / Rikard Larma

A man is hospitalized in serious condition after he was shot Saturday morning in Kensington.

Police said the victim, 49, was shortly after 7 a.m. shot once in each leg and once in the buttocks on the 400 block of East Clearfield Street.

Medics took the man to Temple University Hospital, where he was hospitalized in serious but stable condition.

Investigators said no weapon was recovered, and no arrests have yet been made.

A flash description of the alleged shooter described the suspect as a 6-foot-2-inch tall black male with braided hair wearing all gray clothing.

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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