Young man dies after 26 shots fired in West Philadelphia

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A young man was shot and killed on a West Philadelphia street early Saturday morning.

A young man was shot and killed on a West Philadelphia street early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. on the 800 Block of North 49th Street.

Police say the shooter fired at least 26 shots, striking the unidentified 19-year-old male in the chest, arms and legs.

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The victim was taken to Penn Presbyterian Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators say narcotics were found at the scene.

Police are working to identify the shooter.


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