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Man fatally shot in West Philadelphia

The victim was transported to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

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File photo.Read moreELIZABETH ROBERTSON / Staff Photographer

A man was fatally shot early Saturday in West Philadelphia.

Police were called to the 100 block of North 62nd Street about 6:50 a.m. and found the victim, believed to be in his 30s or 40s, suffering from gunshot wounds to the left chest and right knee. He was transported to Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood in severely critical condition. He died about an hour later, according to police.

The weapon was not recovered and no arrests were made, police stated.