Overnight holdup leaves man dead in Olney

Police look for evidence after a man was shot during a robbery in Philadelphia's Olney section. He later died.
March 29, 2011 7:14:53 AM PDT
Philadelphia police say robbery was the motive in a deadly shooting overnight.

Shots rang out outside JD's Lounge, at 5th Street and Olney Avenue around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say two suspects shot a 25-year-old man in the chest. Then, witnesses tell police, a man and a woman stole about $200 and drove off in a silver car.

They headed north on Lawrence Street.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died.

He has not yet been identified.


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