Police seek suspects in Southwest Philadelphia murder

Police are seeking suspects in the overnight shooting of a man in Southwest Philadelphia.

The man, whose identity remains unknown, was shot multiple times in the head and body just before 1 a.m. on Mario Lanza Boulevard near Crane Street, police said. Paramedics declared him dead on the scene at 1:04 a.m. The motive remains unknown. Tipsters are urged to call homicide detectives at (215) 686-3334.

The slaying was the city's 299th murder this year. The city tallied 305 homicides in 2009.

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