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Man killed near S.W. Phila. police stationhouse

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Southwest Philadelphia this morning.

Man killed near S.W. Phila. police stationhouse

Police look at the body of a young man dead at 66th Street near Woodland Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia on Sept. 2, 2009.
Police look at the body of a young man dead at 66th Street near Woodland Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia on Sept. 2, 2009. ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / Staff Photographer

Inquirer staff report:

Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 22-year old man this morning one block from the Police 12th District stationhouse in Southwest Philadelphia.

The gunfire was reported about 6:15 a.m. and the victim, hit multiple times in the body and once in the head,  fell mortally wounded on the sidewalk at 66th Street and Woodland Avenue. He was pronounced dead at 6:30 a.m.

The 12th District is at 65th and Woodland.

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Police have not yet disclosed a possible motive.

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