Tuesday, August 4, 2015

22-year-old man shot dead in Nicetown

Police were investigating a shooting in Nicetown Tuesday afternoon that left a 22-year-old man dead.

22-year-old man shot dead in Nicetown

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A young man was shot dead on a Nicetown street Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Officer Jillian Russell, a police spokeswoman, said the 22-year-old man was found with two gunshot wounds to the chest and one gunshot wound to the groin at 2:47 p.m. on Gratz Street near Cayuga. He was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:08 p.m.

Russell said there were no suspects or witnesses in the shooting late Tuesday afternoon.

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