Man shot and killed in Cobbs Creek

August 16, 2013 2:27:13 PM PDT
Philadelphia Police and medics were dispatched to a report of a shooting Friday morning in the city's Cobbs Creek section.

The shooting happened shortly before 6:00 a.m. in the area of 55th and Christian Streets.

According to authorities, a man in his 40's was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania suffering from three gunshot wounds to the back and multiple gunshot wounds to the arm. He was later pronounced dead.

There is no word of arrests or a motive as police continue to investigate.


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