Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal shooting in Kensington early Thursday. File photo Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal shooting in Kensington early Thursday.
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A 59-year-old man was shot and killed in Philadelphia's Kensington section early Thursday.

The fatal shooting occurred just before 2 a.m. on the 2600 block of Jasper Street. Police arrived to find the victim with gunshot wounds to his head and back.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:05 a.m.

 

Police did not immediately identify the victim Thursday morning. No motive has been identified and police did not release any suspect descriptions.

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