Police: Man found shot to death inside car still running on West Philadelphia street

The Philadelphia Police Department's Homicide Unit is investigating a shooting that left one man dead on Tuesday evening. 

According to authorities, a 29-year-old man was found shot twice in the head in a 2015 blue Chrysler 200 parked on the 100 block of S. Cecil Street in the city's West Philadelphia section. 

Police say the car was still running when officers arrived on scene and found the victim. 


Chief Inspector Scott Small says one shell casing was discovered on the passenger side of the vehicle, while another was discovered in the road beside the car. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:53 p.m. after medics attempted to render aid, officials say. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.