Police investigating deadly shooting of man outside West Philadelphia convenience store: police

A man was shot multiple times and killed on a West Philadelphia street, outside of a convenience store and police are searching for a suspect.

Officials say the shooting happened Saturday night, just after 8:30 p.m., near the intersection of North 52nd and Haverford Avenue, in West Philadelphia.

16th District officers arrived to find the victim, a 26-year-old man, shot numerous times in the back outside a convenience store.


Police rushed the man, identified as Ronald Wimberly, to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he died.

Police are actively searching for the shooter and say no arrests have been made.


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