Police: Man, 21, fatally shot while sitting inside car in North Philadelphia

Police are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot and killed in North Philadelphia Tuesday night.

Officers responded to the 2800 block of West Clearfield Street shortly before 8 p.m.

The victim, later identified as Sean Robinson of North 17th Street, was shot multiple times while sitting inside a car. At least seven shots were fired through the driver's side window, according to police.

Robinson was transported to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Another man was reportedly in the car at the time of the shooting. He was transported to the homicide unit for questioning.

This is an ongoing investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.

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