Man, 20, shot dead on Kingsessing street


Police are investigating the murder of a 20-year-old man who was shot to death on a street corner in Kingsessing early Friday afternoon.

The victim was on Regent Street near 55th shortly after noon when someone shot him several times in the upper torso and head, a police spokeswoman said. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:17 p.m.

So far, police have no motive or suspects in the fatal shooting. The man is the 51st person slain in Philadelphia so far in 2013, compared with 84 murder victims as of the same date last year.