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Suspect in custody for fatal West Philadelphia shooting

Police said one man is in custody after a fatal shooting near 50th and Market streets in West Philadelphia.

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Credit: Metro Archive

Police made an arrest in a shooting Sunday night that claimed the life of a 27-year-old man in West Philadelphia.

Investigators said the victim was shot multiple times in the chest and arms on 50th Street just above Market Street shortly before 6 p.m.

He was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he died a short time later.

Police said one man is in custody in connection with the homicide, but that no further information will be released until Tuesday.

 
 
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