Man, 20, dies after being shot multiple times in West Philadelphia, police say

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one person dead. 

According to police, police responded to a shooting on the 500 block of S 56th Street in West Philadelphia just before 11:30 pm on Tuesday. 

Authorities say when they arrived on scene they found a 20-year-old man lying on the sidewalk. 

Chief Inspector Scott Small says the man was unresponsive and had three gunshot wounds to the torso. 


Police transported the man to Presbyterian Hospital, where he was placed in critical condition and died a little more than one hour later, authorities say. 

Homicide and crime scene units were seen on the street investigating the shooting. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.