Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Man killed in N. Philly shooting

A man is dead after being shot on a North Philly sidewalk tonight, police said.

Man killed in N. Philly shooting

A man is dead after being shot on a North Philly sidewalk tonight, police said.

The victim, 21, was found lying on 33rd Street near Allegheny Avenue about 7:55 p.m. by officers from the 39th District, Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

He had been shot five times in his torso and legs, and was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:12 p.m., Small said.

No information on a motive or suspects is available. Witnesses are being interviewed by detectives from the Homicide Unit.

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