Man, 62, shot in broad daylight and killed in North Philadelphia, police say

A 62-year-old man was shot in the head in broad daylight and killed in North Philadelphia.

According to authorities, 39th District officers were called to 3000 West Lehigh Avenue Friday afternoon, around 2:15, on the report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found 62-year-old Christopher Williams in the street with a gunshot wound to the head, police say. 


Police rushed him to Temple University Hospital where he died a short time later.

An active investigation into the shooting is underway, though police say no weapons have been found and no arrests have been made.


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