Police: 19-year-old dies after being dropped off at hospital with gunshot wounds from South Philly shooting

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a young man dead. 

Police say officers responded to Pennsylvania Hospital for a 19-year-old gunshot victim who was dropped off by a private vehicle early Wednesday morning just before 3 a.m. 

According to authorities, two suspects were inside the vehicle, believed to be a Nissan, with the victim. 


Officials say the suspects fired multiple times, hitting the victim throughout his body on the 3200 block of Wharton Street in the South Philadelphia section of the city. 

The man was initially placed in critical condition and he died hours later around 6 p.m., police say. 

Authorities identified him as Shikron Baynard. 

The investigation is ongoing and active, according to police.