Man, 27, shot multiple times in broad daylight and killed on East Germantown street, police say

A 27-year-old man has been shot and killed on an East Germantown street, in broad daylight, officials say.

Philadelphia Police in the 14th District were called to the 5800 block of Crittenden Street Thursday afternoon, just before 2:30 p.m., on the report of a shooting.

Responding officers found 27-year-old Rashad Knight with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, according to authorities. 


Police rushed him to Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, officials say. 

No additional details were released by officials regarding their investigation into the fatal shooting.


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