Victim in basketball court shooting identified

June 17, 2013 7:54:53 AM PDT
Philadelphia police have identified the man killed in a shooting at a basketball court.

The shooting happened at 1:34 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of North 8th sreet in the Poplar neighborhood.

Police arrived to find the victim, 27-year-old Tyrel Washington of the 800 block of North 10th Street, with a gunshot wound to the torso.

He was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

There has been no word on any suspects or a motive in this killing.


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