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Cops arrest man in West Philly gun slaying

Police arrested one in a West Philadelphia gun slaying last night.

Cops arrest man in West Philly gun slaying

This post has been updated.

Police arrested one man in a West Philadelphia gun slaying last night.

Someone shot Markland Jones, 27, multiple times in the chest and arms just before 6 p.m. on 50th Street near Market, said Officer Jillian Russell, a police spokeswoman. Jones, who lived on the block where the shooting occured, died 15 minutes later at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Police arrested a suspect but have not yet released his or the victim's names, nor revealed a motive.

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