Man shot and killed inside West Philadelphia home

Authorities are investigating following an early morning homicide in West Philadelphia.

Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed inside a West Philadelphia home early Saturday morning.

The incident occurred just before 7 a.m. on the 100 block of North 62nd Street.

Police said the man, estimated to be in his 30s or 40s, suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and knee. He was transported to Lankenau Medical Center in severely critical condition, but succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Authorities have yet to identify the deceased.

No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.

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