A 47-year-old man was shot in the head Christmas night during an altercation in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia, police said.

Just before 7, the man was arguing with an acquaintance in front of a home on the 3800 block of North Darien Street, police said. The person he was arguing with pulled out a gun and shot the man in the left side of the head, police said.

The man was taken to Einstein Medical Center. His condition was unknown Tuesday evening.

Police were searching for the shooter Tuesday night but released no identifying details. - Claudia Vargas