Man shot and killed in West Philadelphia

A man died in West Philadelphia early Friday after he was shot at close range. Credit: Adam Gerard/Flickr
A man died in West Philadelphia early Friday after he was shot at close range.
Credit: Adam Gerard/Flickr

UPDATE, 9;58 a.m.: Police say the victim in the fatal shooting was a 19-year-old West Philadelphia man. He is not being identified at this time pending notification of family members.

The victim sustained gunshot wounds to his face and torso, according to a police spokeswoman. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:54 a.m.

Police found the victim on the unit block of South Robinson Street after responding there for a report of gunfire at 1:41 a.m.

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A man was shot and killed in West Philadelphia early this morning.

The unidentified man was shot at close range about 1:45 a.m. on South Robinson Street, 6ABC Action News reports.

The victim, who was shot several times, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A red car was scene leaving the area just after the fatal shooting, according to the Action News report.


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