Man, 63, dies after being shot in the head in dining room of East Mount Airy home, police say

Homicide detectives with the Philadelphia Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting of a man in his dining room.  

Police say the shooting occurred on the 200 block of East Sharpnack Street at 12:39 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. 


According to officials, 63-year-old Reginald Dixon, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the head as he laid on the dining room floor of the East Mount Airy residence and he was pronounced dead on scene at 12:48 p.m. 

Police say no weapons were recovered and no arrests were made. 

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