Man shot, killed in Nicetown

Inquirer staff report:

Philadelphia police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the Nicetown section early this morning.

The victim, 21, was shot in the head, neck, chest and shoulder, around 12:30 a.m. at West 17th and Bristol Streets, according to police.

He was pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital shortly before 1 a.m.

A police spokeswoman could not confirm reports that a suspect was in custody.

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