Suspect sought after man, 53, is fatally shot in West Philadelphia, police say

A 53-year-old man has died after he was shot in the chest and face in West Philadelphia, authorities say. 

According to officials, 16th District officers were called to North 50th Street and Westminster Avenue Wednesday night, about 8:30 p.m., for a report of a shooting.

Officials say the shooting originally occurred on the 5400 block of Wyalusing Avenue. 

Police say officers found the victim inside a white GMC SUV, suffering from a gunshot wound to the face and chest. 


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

Police are actively investigating the shooting, though no arrests have been made.


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