KENSINGTON - Police are investigating after a 45-year-old man was shot and killed in Kensington on Tuesday.
The incident occurred just before 6 p.m. at Liberty Gas Station on West Lehigh Avenue.
Responding officers discovered Joel Bonano-Calzada unresponsive on the ground, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transproted to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
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Police described the suspected shooter as a black male between 5-foot-2 and 5-foot-5 with a thin build who was wearing a dark coat and dark pants. He reportedly fled north on Front Street toward Somerset Street.
A second black male fled with the alleged shooter, according to police. He was wearing white sweatpants and dark coat. Police described him as between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-9. He is estimated to be in his mid-20s.
No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.
Tips can be submitted by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477) or texting PPD TIP (773847). Tips can also be submitted anonymously online. All tips are confidential.
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