Man shot and killed during attempted carjacking in East Germantown

A young man is dead after police say he was shot several times during an attempted carjacking Saturday afternoon in East Germantown. 

Officers responded to CVS Pharmacy on the 6300 block of Stenton Avenue shortly before 1 p.m. 

According to police, a 59-year-old man was in the parking lot when a man tried to steal his car. During a struggle between the two men, the victim called out for help.

A security officer came to the victim's aid and shot the suspect at least three times. The man was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he died.

No arrests have been reported at this time. Investigators are working to determine the events surrounding the deadly carjacking.


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