What appeared to be an auto accident in Brewerytown early Saturday morning quickly turned into a homicide investigation after police discovered the driver was shot to death, according to police.
Investigators said officers were first called to the 1400 block of North 33rd Street at 2:15 a.m. for a report of a 30-year-old man whose car had struck a tree.
The man was rushed to Hahnemann University Hospital, where doctors found he had been shot once in the neck.
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The victim, whose identity had not yet been released Sunday, died at 2:45 a.m.
No arrests have yet been made.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911, to contact the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334 or 3335, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing email@example.com or by filling out this online form.