Man shot by police dies

March 27, 2008 4:39:22 AM PDT
A suspect shot in the leg by police has died.

The shooting happened in Philadelphia's Strawberry Mansion section just before 8 p.m.

Officers were answering the call to a report of shots fired at 30th and Lehigh when they confronted 2 men. Police say one of them pointed a gun at the officers, and they opened fire.

The man was shot in the leg and rushed to Temple Hospital in critical but stable condition. He died overnight.

Action News will have updates on this story throughout the day on the air and on 6abc.com.


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