Young man shot to death in North Philadelphia

January 30, 2011 5:53:23 PM PST
A young man is dead after a shooting in North Philadelphia.

Philadelphia police were called for a report of a shooting on the 900 block of Master Street at around 3:20 p.m. this afternoon.

Once there, authorities found a man, believed to be 19 years old, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the head and chest.

He was transported to Hahnemann Hospital and was pronounced dead at 3:36 p.m.

There is no word on any arrests.

About 20 minutes later, police were called to another fatal shooting in Southwest Philadelphia.

Investigators are also trying to solve three earlier homicides. The first of which happened in the city's Mayfair section. In that case, a man was found shot multiple times inside a car on the Roosevelt Boulevard.

The second murder occurred when a man was shot while exiting a Chinese fast food restaurant in the Brewerytown section of Philadelphia.

In the third homicide, police found a 29-year-old lying in the middle of the street in Summerdale at around 1:00 a.m. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

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