Man shot several times while sitting in car

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(Source: 3TV/ CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)

The Phoenix Police Department is investigating after a man had multiple gunshot wounds to his torso Thursday night.

Several witnesses told police that just after 9 p.m., they saw a suspect walking up to a truck stopped at the intersection of 91st Avenue and Illini Street with a rifle.  

The suspect shot at the man, who was the sole occupant of the truck. 

The victim got out of the car and started running a few blocks to return home.

Police say the victim received several gunshot injuries and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. 

According to Phoenix police, the victim was targeted. 

A search of the area was conducted and the suspect is still on the run.

Phoenix police say there is no viable suspect description at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Phoenix police. 

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