PHILADELPHIA - Police are investigating an early morning homicide after a man was found shot inside a home in Kensington.
The incident happened just after 2 a.m. Tuesday on the 3100 block of G Street.
Police say the victim was pronounced dead inside the home after they made the discovery.
It is currently unclear if anyone lived inside the home as it appeared to be vacant.
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Ballistic evidence shows at least 14 shots were fired from a semi-automatic weapon. Police found 14 spent shell casings at the scene all just "inches and feet" from the victim.
Police say they believe the suspect was inside the home when the shooting happened and was standing very close to the victim.
The victim was later identified as 20-year-old Dawud Meade. He was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his face and body.
No word on a suspect or motive at this time.
As of 11:59 p.m. Monday night, Philadelphia police have reported 30 homicides so far in 2022. That number is a 36% increase over 2021, when the city saw a total of 562 homicides - the most in Philadelphia history.