Philadelphia Man Survives 11 Gunshot Wounds on Saturday in Point Breeze

He was walking down the street when gunfire erupted.

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This is what the intersection of 23rd and Moore streets in Point Breeze looks like on any given day. But on Saturday night, it was a chaotic scene where a man was shot eleven times. Somehow, he survived.

According to the Philadelphia Police Department, the 21-year-old man was walking up 23rd Street at 11:34 p.m. when he heard gunshots, and quickly realized that he was the target. The 11 bullets hit him in the right arm, both legs and his right buttock.

Police rushed him to Presbyterian Hospital, where he is in stable condition. The victim told police that he does not know who shot him.

Police describe the shooter as a black male wearing a dark blue jean jacket, white shirt, black pants and white sneakers. We describe the unidentified victim as: very lucky.

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