Police: Man, 33, shot in the face during argument in West Philadelphia

Authorities believe an argument lead to a fatal shooting Tuesday afternoon in West Philadelphia.

Police say 33-year-old Rasheed Sloan was shot in the face on the 5200 block of Kershaw Street around 12:30 p.m. 

Sloan was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after medics arrived. 

Police have not announced any arrests at this time. 

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