Police Investigating Fatal Shooting A Few Blocks From 39th District Headquarters

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)- Police are investigating a late night shooting in North Philadelphia that left one man dead just a few blocks from a police station.

39th District Police officers heard three gunshots from outside their headquarters shortly before 11:00 p.m. Saturday night.

Officers surveyed the area, and were directed by residents who had also heard the shots to the 3400 block of Crowell Street.

When police arrived on scene they discovered a 29-year-old male lying face down, bleeding from his chest area. He was not showing signs of life by the time they arrived.

Medics pronounced the victim dead a short time later.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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