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Man, 27, shot 6 times on city highway

The man, 27, was in critical condition after he was shot six times on Friday afternoon.

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A 27-year-old man was in critical condition after he was shot multiple times while outside in the Fairhill section of the city Friday afternoon, Philadelphia police said.

Around 3:06 p.m., the man was shot three times in the back, once in the abdomen, and two times in the right thigh on the 2500 block of North Fifth Street, police said. The victim was taken by private vehicle to Temple University Hospital.

No arrests were made, no weapon was recovered, and police had no motive for the shooting.