‘John Doe’ shot and killed in Southwest Philadelphia
A man was shot and killed Friday morning on the 2000 block of South Simpson Street in the Mount Moriah section of Southwest Philadelphia.
Police said the victim, an unidentified black male in his mid-20s, was around 7:15 a.m. shot several times in the chest.
He was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was initially placed in critical condition Friday before being pronounced dead less than an hour later.
The man’s identity had not yet been released Sunday, and no arrests had yet been made.
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