Man murdered in North Philadelphia vacant lot ID'd

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An unidentified man was shot and killed and left lying on a street in North Philadelphia.

The man who was shot and killed and left lying in a vacant lot in North Philadelphia has been identified.

Officers responded around 12:50 a.m. Saturday to the 1500 block of North 19th Street.

They discovered 42-year-old Edward Jefferson suffering with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police took him to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

So far, no word on any suspects or a motive.

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