Man, 36, shot dead outside restaurant in West Oak Lane

August 28, 2012 2:59:43 PM PDT
Philadelphia Police are investigating a deadly shooting in West Oak Lane.

It happened around 3:00 p.m. Tuesday in the 7400 block of Limekiln Pike.

Police say a man was shot and killed outside a place called Flat, a Jamaican restaurant and speakeasy.

It was sometime after 3:00 p.m. when witnesses heard multiple gunshots coming from the rear of the parking lot.

Police say witnesses saw three men running from the area. Their identities and whereabouts are unknown.

When officers arrived, they found a 36-year-old man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. He was later pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics.

Residents say there have been a number of shootings at this location over the years, some of them deadly.

The victim's identity has not been released. Residents say he was a Jamaican immigrant who had recently returned from a trip to Jamaica.


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