Police investigating after young man shot in the head in Crescentville

A homicide investigation is underway after police say a man was found dead Sunday morning.

The 23-year-old was reportedly found with a gunshot to the head on the 5500 block of Hill Creek Circle around 1:40 a.m.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.


Police say several spent shell casings were found in the area, as well as strike marks on nearby buildings. A firearm was also reportedly recovered from the victim.

A car with bullet holes and a broken passenger side window was also found on the scene. Police say it is unclear if it was involved in the shooting.