25-year-old shot in W. Philadelphia

A 25-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot Sunday night in West Philadelphia, police said.

The man was outside on the 6100 block of Ludlow Street, just south of Market Street, when he was shot around 8:20 p.m., according to preliminary police information. He was hit once in the upper left side of his chest, transported to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and listed in critical condition.

Police said no weapon was immediately recovered. The investigation is continuing. - Jonathan Lai