[UPDATE] Man riding bike shot to death in North Philadelphia

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A man riding on a bike was shot to death in North Philly Monday night.
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UPDATE, 9:38 a.m.: Philadelphia police have identified the man shot and killed while riding a bike on the 2500 block of North 16th Street as Jerome Daughtry, 20.

Daughtry was pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital at 11:20 p.m. Monday night, according to police, after he sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his head and body.

Daughtry was shot at close range near M. Hall Stanton Elementary School.

No arrests have been made, and police are still looking into a motive for the fatal shooting.

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A 20-year-0ld man was shot to death at close range as he rode a bike near M. Hall Stanton Elementary  School in North Philadelphia late Monday.

The victim was shot twice about 11 p.m. on the 2500 block of North 16th Street, 6ABC Action News reports. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police were to review surveillance video from the school to see if the fatal shooting was caught by the cameras.

 


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