18-year-old shot male multiple times and killed in Port Richmond identified

Police investigate a fatal shooting on Memphis and East Cambria Streets.

An 18-year-old male is dead after he was shot multiple times in Port Richmond.

Officials said the shooting happened at Memphis and East Cambria Streets early Sunday, around 1:15 in the morning.

Responding officers found the victim, later identified as 18-year-old Nasir Roberson, suffering from gunshot wounds to the face, stomach and arm.

Medics pronounced Roberson dead at the scene.

Police say an investigation into the shooting is underway. There are no suspects and no arrests have been made.


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