Police: Man, 29, shot killed in West Philadelphia

Police say a man was shot and killed in West Philadelphia.

It happened on the 700 block of N. 46th Street around 8:15 p.m. Thursday.

Police report the 29-year-old man was gunned down by a shooter while leaving a nearby park with two children at his side. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he died.

The killing  adds to Philadelphia’s grim total of 286 homicides, which is a 34 percent jump over 2019.

So far, no arrests have been made and a weapon has not been recovered. 


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