Man shot at least 8 times is killed on North Philadelphia street Friday night
PHILADELPHIA - A young man is dead after shots rang out in North Philadelphia just before the weekend begin.
Multiple shell casings riddled the 2500 block of North 17th Street around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
Police say a 27-year-old man, identified as George Smith, was found after being shot at least eight times.
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He was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
No arrests have been made, and no weapons recovered.
Homicide detectives are investigating what led to the shooting, and any possible suspects.