Man shot and killed in Fairhill

- Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead in North Philadelphia.

The incident occurred early Sunday morning at 2:21 a.m. on the 200 block of East Allegheny Avenue.

Police received a call of a Person with a Gun. When they arrived to the scene they found the 26-year-old male victim lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound to the left side of his chest.

The victim was taken to Temple Hospital where he was pronounced at 2:45 a.m.

Initial investigation showed that there may have been an altercation between the victim and others inside and outside of the Lounge and Bar located above the location shortly before the shooting took place.

The Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate the incident.

The victim has not been identified pending family notification.

Authorities are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to arrests and conviction.

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