24-year-old man shot and killed in Frankford

Police are investigating after they say a man was shot and killed in Frankford overnight.

The incident occurred on the 5000 block of North Penn Street just after 1 a.m. Sunday.

Officials say the 24-year-old victim was shot once in the chest. He was transported to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have yet to identify the deceased.

No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.

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