Body found shot to death in vacant North Philadelphia lot identified as Montgomery County man: police

A deadly discovery has launched a shooting investigation in North Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

Police found a body laying in a vacant lot when they were called to the 3000 block of North 16th Street around 2:30 a.m.

The 28-year-old, later identified as Keith Roberson of Penllyn, Pennsylvania, was found with gunshot wounds to the face, body and right hand. 


Three spent shell casings were also found at the scene.

A motive is unknown, and a suspect description has yet to be released.

Police say the investigation and active and ongoing with the Philadelphia Police Department's homicide unit.