Unknown man killed in Germantown

June 17, 2009 9:27:54 AM PDT
A man was shot and killed Wednesday morning in Germantown, and so far police don't know who he is.The shooting happened around 10:00 a.m. in the 800 block of East Locust Avenue.

When police arrived they found a man shot in the head in front of a home. He was rushed to Einstein Medical Center in extremely critical condition, but was pronunced dead once arriving at the hospital.

Police are calling the man a "John Doe," because he had no identification on him, and no one at the scene knows who he is.

The only description police have released is that he is around 40 years old.

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