Monday, February 8, 2016

Man fatally shot in head in Philadelphia


A man died after he was shot in the head in the Castor section overnight.

Officers responded to a shooting on the 7100 block of Whitaker Avenue at about 12:15 a.m., said Officer Christine O'Brien, a Philadelphia police spokeswoman.

A man in his 20s had been shot once in the head, she said. The man, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No information about a suspect or motive was available.

Contact Emily Babay at 215-854-2153 or Follow @emilybabay on Twitter.

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