Man, 41, shot and killed on SEPTA train in Kensington

Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line in Kensington.

Nicholas Troxell, 41, was shot in the head just after midnight Sunday while riding the westbound train, according to police.

Troxell was reportedly shot sometime between the Erie and Tioga train stops. A SEPTA police officer found the victim at the Kensington and Allegheny stop.


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Officials said the victim was with four or five men who exited the train before it pulled into the K&A station.

This is an ongoing investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.

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