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Twenty-year-old man shot to death in Kensington

Police said Justin Anthony Carter, 20, was shot and killed on Emerald Street near East Cumberland Street in Kensington.

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A 20-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday night in Kensington.

Police said the victim, Justin Anthony Carter, was shortly before 9:40 p.m. shot multiple times in the torso on Emerald Street near East Cumberland Street.

Carter, of the 2200 block of Moore Street in Point Breeze, died at Temple University Hospital about 20 minutes later.

No arrests have yet been made.

Anyone with information is asked 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 tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.

As with all homicides in the city of Philadelphia, there is a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

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