23-year-old man shot twice, killed in North Philadelphia Thursday

Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that left a young man dead in North Philadelphia Thursday morning.

The shooting occurred around 10:30 a.m. in the area of 7th and Ontario Streets. 

Police say the victim, a 23-year-old man, was shot two times in the chest. Responding officers transported him to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. 

The victim has since been identified as Reginald Danie.

No arrests have been made and no weapons were recovered. 

The incident marked the second deadly shooting in Philadelphia Thursday after a man in his 30s died after he was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head in Point Breeze during the early morning hours. 

As of 11:59 p.m. Thursday night, Philadelphia police have reported 287 homicides so far in 2021. The city had reported 214 homicides by the same date in 2020. 



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