Friday, December 26, 2014

Man found shot to death in North Philadelphia

Police are investigating the death of a man who was shot multiple times and whose body was found overnight in North Philadelphia.

The man was found near 17th Street and West Lehigh Avenue at about 3:25 a.m. He had suffered several gunshot wounds. Police have not yet identified him, said Officer Christine O'Brien, a police spokeswoman.

The man was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives are investigating. Police had no information about possible suspects.


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