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Man shot dead in Hunting Park

Police are investigating the murder of a man who was found shot to death in a boarding house in the city's Hunting Park neighborhood Friday afternoon.

Man shot dead in Hunting Park

Police investigate the shooting death of a man found inside a boarding house in Hunting Park Friday. (Angelo Fichera / Daily News Staff)
Police investigate the shooting death of a man found inside a boarding house in Hunting Park Friday. (Angelo Fichera / Daily News Staff)

Police are investigating the murder of a man who was found shot to death in a boarding house in the city's Hunting Park neighborhood Friday afternoon.

The victim, who remains unidentified but is estimated to be in his 30s, was found around 2 p.m. with at least one gunshot wound to the head lying in the third-floor hallway of what police say is a boarding house on Butler Street near 13th. He was pronounced dead by medics at 2:09 p.m.

The circumstances surrounding the man's murder are unclear at this point, and the investigation continues. No arrests have been made.

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