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Man, 19, dead in N. Philly shooting

Cops are investigating a shooting in North Philadelphia that left a 19-year-old man dead Monday night.

Man, 19, dead in N. Philly shooting

The scene of a shooting on Hollywood Street between Cecil B. Moore and Glenwood Avenue, where a 19-year-old man was fatally shot. (Phillip Lucas/ Daily News Staff)
The scene of a shooting on Hollywood Street between Cecil B. Moore and Glenwood Avenue, where a 19-year-old man was fatally shot. (Phillip Lucas/ Daily News Staff)

Cops are investigating a shooting in North Philadelphia that left a 19-year-old man dead Monday night.

 

Around 3:55 p.m., a 19-year-old man was approached as he was riding in a black Ford on Hollywood Street between Cecil B. Moore and Glenwood Avenue. A gunman fired and wounded the man twice in his chest, police said. 

 

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The man crashed the car into a stoop on the block, where it sat disabled with it's passenger side door flung open while police investigated around 5 p.m. 

 

The victim was taken to Temple University Hospital and was pronounced dead at 4:23 p.m., police said.

 

Cops were unsure of the circumstances that led to the shooting and a description of the suspect was not immediately available. 

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