A 36-year-old man was shot several times - including wounds to the arms, legs, and back that left him in critical condition - in the Crescentville neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia last night, police said.

The victim was shot about 7:15 p.m. on the 600 block of Sanger Street by a man who then drove off. Police said the gunman resides on the same street.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, and the scene was being held for the Homicide Division. - Marcia Gelbart