Man shot, killed in hail of bullets in North Philadelphia

A man was gunned down in a hail of bullets in the Francisville section of North Philadelphia late Monday.

crime scene Police are investigating a fatal shooting in North Philadelphia late Monday.
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A man was gunned down in a hail of bullets in the Francisville section of North Philadelphia late Monday.

 

The fatal shooting happened about 10:50 p.m. on the 800 block of Perkiomen Street, police said.

 

The 20-year-old victim, whom police are not yet identifying, sustained a single gunshot wound to his chest. Hewas pronounced dead at Hahnemann University Hospital at 11:10 p.m.

 

Police found more than 20 bullet casings at the scene, according to reports.

 
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