WEST PHILADELPHIA - A man has been killed in West Philadelphia Monday afternoon, after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds.
According to officials, the shooting happened on the 6100 block of Arch Street Monday, about 2 p.m.
Authorities said he was shot once in the head and numerous times throughout the rest of his body.
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Police rushed the man to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. He was later identified as 56-year-old Charles Mays.
Police said no weapon has been recovered and no arrests have been made. An investigation is underway.
Philadelphia city officials are attempting to address the alarming spike in shooting homicides in 2021. This shooting follows a triple shooting early Monday in which one woman was killed and a shooting in which a 26-year-old man was critically wounded near Criminal Justice Center in Center City, also early Monday morning.
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