Shooting in Kensington leaves man, 30, dead, police say

Homicide detectives with the Philadelphia Police Department are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Kensington, according to police. 

Authorities say the shooting occurred on the 300 block of E Tusculum Street in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood around 5:27 a.m.

Police say 30-year-old Charles Cherry was found with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and chest. 


He was transported to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:44 a.m., according to police. 

Authorities say they found shell casings at the scene of the shooting and that an investigation is underway.