Man killed in execution-style shooting in North Philadelphia

A man died after he was shot several times inside a North Philadelphia grocery store Monday evening.
A man died after he was shot several times inside a North Philadelphia grocery store Monday evening.

A 21-year-old man was killed in an execution-style shooting inside a North Philadelphia grocery store Monday evening.

The fatal shooting happened just before 5 p.m. at My City Supermarket at 19th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, NBC10 reports.

The masked gunman followed the victim into the store before firing more than a dozen shots at him from a semi-automatic handgun. The victim collapsed in one of the aisles in the store, which had about 10 other people in it at the time of the fatal shooting, according to reports.

Witnesses told Philadelphia police the gunman stood over the injured victim and shot him one more time.

The victim died at a hospital a short time later.


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