Man shot and killed in South Street ice cream shop

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File photo. (Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro)

A man was killed on South Street early Saturday morning.

Investigators said officers shortly before 3:30 a.m. responded to the Haagen-Dazs ice cream shop at 242 South Street for a report of shots fired during a robbery in process.

Responders found inside an unconscious man in his 30s lying on the floor.

He had been shot multiple times and died on the scene.

It’s unclear whether anything was taken.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released, but he was reportedly a DJ returning home to his South Street apartment after performing a gig.

No arrest have yet been made.

Police are looking for two suspects, described only as two unknown males last seen wearing dark- colored hoodies.

As with any homicide in Philadelphia, there is a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911, to contact the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.


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