Fatal shooting investigated in North Philadelphia

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

Officers responded to the report of gunshots on the 1500 block of 19th Street around 12:40 a.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived on scene, bystanders directed them to a vacant lot where they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was taken to Hahnemann Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police. 

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