Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Man shot, killed inside corner store

A man was shot and killed inside a South Philadelphia corner store on 18th Street near Sigel Street early Friday morning, police said.

Man shot, killed inside corner store

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A man was shot and killed inside a South Philadelphia corner store on 18th Street near Sigel Street early Friday morning, police said.

Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said the victim, who appeared to be in his late teens or early 20s, was shot at least once in the head.

Officials  found two shell casings inside the store, Small said, and medics on the scene pronounced the man dead at 12:23 a.m.

Small said five witnesses were speaking to officials after the incident, and that police are gathering details on a suspect and circumstances that led to the shooting.  

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