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Man in critical condition after Rhawnhurst shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot early Friday morning following a Halloween party, police said.

SOURCE: METRO IMAGES

A 23-year-old man was fighting for his life after he was shot early Friday morning outside a Rhawnhurst bar and restaurant following a Halloween party, police said.

Authorities said the man was shot once in the lower back around 2:20 a.m. near Bustleton Avenue and Stanwood Street. He was taken by private vehicle to Nazareth Hospital before being transferred to Temple University Hospital, where he is in critical condition, police said.

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Investigators said a fight outside Mediterranean 2000, 8026 Bustleton Ave., led to the shooting. A large group was fighting in the street after a party at the bar let out, said Lt. Dennis Rosenbaum of Northeast Detectives.

Someone left the area and came back with a gun, he added. 

Police are going through surveillance video in an attempt to identify the suspect. No arrests have been made as of Tuesday. ••

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