Man dies after being shot several times in North Philadelphia

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the same North Philadelphia neighborhood for the second time in two days. Credit: Adam Gerard/Flickr
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the same North Philadelphia neighborhood for the second time in two days.
Credit: Adam Gerard/Flickr

A man who was taken to Temple University Hospital in a bullet-riddled car died of his wounds early Friday.

The shooting happened about 1 a.m. on the 2900 block of North Bancroft Street, 6ABC Action News reports.

The 29-year-old victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds, according to the report.

Philadelphia police are investigating two fatal shootings in the same neighborhood during the week.

The 29-year-old man was fatally wounded near the scene of another fatal shooting just two days earlier. A man was shot and killed at the intersection of West Cumberland and North Bancroft streets early Wednesday.


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