Three men sought in Wynnefield murder

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File photo. (Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro).

Police are looking for three men wanted in connection with the murder early Saturday morning of a 20-year-old man in Wynnefield.

Officers responded to the 5300 block of Hazelhurst Street around midnight for a report of a shooting.

Investigators said they found the victim lying on the street in front of a home.

He was bleeding from the chest and stomach and had been shot multiple times.

The man was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he died a short time later.

His identity has not been released.

Officials are looking for three men seen fleeing the scene on foot east on Hazelhurst Street, then south on 54th Street to Berks Street.

They are described as three black men wearing dark-coloried hoodies.

One suspect is believed to be about 5-foot-threee-inches tall with a heavy build, while the other two men are described as 5-foot-7-inches tall with dark complexions.

No arrests have yet been made. Anyone with information is asked to call 911, 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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