ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A man was seriously wounded when gunfire erupted in Allentown on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old victim was shot once in the back around 2:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Washington Street, police said.

The wounded man was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital, where he was last reported to be in critical condition.

No arrests have been made, police said.