Young man shot dead on West Philly street

October 11, 2008 3:24:39 AM PDT
Police are looking for the killer who gunned down a young man on a West Philadelphia street.

Gunfire rang out a little after 12:20 on Saturday morning in the unit block of North 61st Street.

It left a 19-year-old man lying in the street with a bullet wound to the stomach.

He was pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

So far, officers have not made any arrests and have not released the name of the victim.

Police have not indicated if they have a motive in the case.

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