Man, 36, gunned down in West Philadelphia, officials say

A 36-year-old man was shot in the face and killed in West Philadelphia.

According to officials, 19th Philadelphia Police District officers responded to a shooting call Thursday afternoon, around 1:30, on the 5500 block of Harmer Street.

When they arrived, officers found the 36-year-old man had been shot in the face.


Police rushed him to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he died a short time later.

Police are actively searching for a suspect. No weapons have been found and no arrests have been made.


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