Man, 38, shot in the head and killed in Kensington

Police investigate a shooting on Pickwick Street in Kensington that killed a 38-year-old man.

Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that killed a 38-year-old man in Kensington.

Officials said police were called to the 2000 block of Pickwick Street Friday afternoon, just after 4 p.m., on the report of a shooting.

Officers found the 38-year-old victim, who was later identified as Tyre Watson, with two gunshot wounds to the head.

Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police announced a weapon was recovered and a person of interest was taken into custody.


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