crime scene Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting in Cobbs Creek the morning of Aug. 16.
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A man was shot several times in Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek neighborhood this morning.


The shooting happened about 6 a.m. at 55th and Christian streets.


The victim, believed to be in his 40s, was shot three times in his back and several times in his arms, according to reports. He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment.


Police are investigating.