Young man shot more than 20 times in deadly North Philadelphia shooting, police say

Spent shell casings were scattered on the sidewalk following a daytime shooting in North Philadelphia.

Authorities say a young man died after he was hit by a barrage of gunfire Monday afternoon in North Philadelphia. 

Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department were called to the 600 block of North 13th Street around 2 p.m. for reports of gunfire. 

Police say 19-year-old Tahmir Jones was found suffering from 21 gunshot wounds. 


Officers rushed the unnamed victim to Jefferson Hospital, where police say he died. 

No arrests were reported immediately following the deadly shooting. 

The shooting remains under investigation.