Police: North Philadelphia Homicide May Have Been Drug Related

- Philadelphia Police are investigating a homicide in North Philadelphia.

Police say friends of the 24-year-old male victim discovered his body in his apartment on the 1400 block of North 15th Street around 1:00 a.m. Thursday.

The victim had been shot once in the head, in an office inside of his apartment.

Police say they found residue in various locations of the apartment that appeared to be marijuana. The apartment also had a strong odor of marijuana, leading police to believe the incident may have been drug related.

No neighbors inside the apartment reported hearing any gunfire.

Investigators are hoping surveillance footage from the area will provide them with clues. 

Two people were taken in for questioning. 

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