Man dies after being shot in neck near Hunting Park Recreation Center, police say

Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Wednesday morning.

Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal shooting near the Hunting Park Recreation Center that took place early Wednesday morning.

According to police, officers responded to the 1100 block of W. Hunting Park at 4:21 a.m. after receiving 911 calls about gunshots.

When they arrived on the scene near the Hunting Park Recreation Center, they found a 55-year-old man unconscious in the driver's seat of a gray 1999 Mercedes Sedan, investigators say.

The car's engine was still running, the driver's window was broken and there was a bullet hole in the driver's door, according to police.

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found unconscious in a car in Hunting Park. 

Police say the man was shot two times in the neck and one time in the arm. 

According to authorities, first responders rushed him to Temple Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:40 a.m.

Police say at least two shots were fired from a semiautomatic weapon.

No weapon was found and no arrests have been made, according to police. 

The investigation is active and ongoing. 





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