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Man shot, killed in Olney robbery

A 42-year-old man is dead after an armed robber shot him in the head in Philadelphia's Olney section late Thursday.

Crime scene A 42-year-old man was gunned down in Olney late Thursday.
Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro.

A 42-year-old man is dead after an armed robber opened fire on him and his friends in Philadelphia's Olney section late Thursday.

The shooting happened on the 6000 block of North Front Street about 11:45 p.m., according to police.

Carlos Galloza, of the 100 block of Rosemar Street, was taken to Einstein Medical Center for treatment of the gunshot wound to his head. He was pronounced dead early Friday.

Police say two robbers approached Galloga and a group of his friends to rob them when shots were fired.

 
 
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