MAN KILLED IN CENTER CITY; 21-SPENT SHELL CASINGS FOUND AT SCENE

NAYZE MEDIA

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. (CENTER CITY)

Cover photo courtesy: Metro Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police say they are looking for a pickup truck, they believe may have been involved in the fatal shooting of a man early this morning in Center City. A report from 6 ABC ACTION NEWS said police found an unresponsive man on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of Walnut Street at around 12:30 a.m, Tuesday morning.

Photo courtesy: CBS-3 PHILLY

Medics and police reportedly worked on the 27-year old man at the scene, but he died a short while after arriving at the hospital. Investigators believe the man was shot around the corner from where he was found. 21 spent shell casings and a gun were found at Juniper & Chancellor Streets. Police investigators checked surveillance tapes from the area after the shooting. They say a blue pick-up truck was seen fleeing the scene heading southbound on Juniper Street. They believe at least one of the occupants of that vehicle may have been the shooter. No arrests have been made in the shooting yet.

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