Thursday murder victim identified

A man who was shot one time in the head inside his Fairmount apartment was identified Friday as Derek Wheeler, 43, of Judson Way near Poplar Street, said Officer Jill Russell, a police spokeswoman.

Wheeler was shot around 2:30 p.m. and was pronounced at 3 p.m. at Hahnemann University Hospital, Russell said. No arrests have been made in the case and there is no motive in the shooting, she said.

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