Police identify victim in Lawndale homicide, seek suspect

Police investigate fatal shooting on Rising Sun Avenue

A 37-year-old man is dead after he was shot multiple times early Sunday morning in Lawndale.

Officials say police responded to the 6400 block of Rising Sun Avenue Sunday, around 2 a.m., on the report of a shooting.

When police arrived, they discovered 37-year-old Kenan Snell shot multiple times.

Police transported Snell to Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say an investigation is underway. So far, they have not identified any suspects, nor recovered any weapons involved.


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