Philadelphia man fatally shot on New Year's Eve
An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in North Philadelphia on New Year's Eve, police said.
The victim was outside on the 700 block of West Girard Avenue when he was shot once in the head and once in the chest at 11:28 p.m. Tuesday, police said. He was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition, and pronounced dead at 11:47 p.m.
Police had not released the man's identity Wednesday evening, pending family notification. No arrest had been made, and no information was available on a possible suspect or motive.
- Jonathan Lai