Homicide victim found shot 4 times in Port Richmond

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Police are investigating an early morning homicide in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. (WPVI)

Police are investigating an early morning homicide in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia.

Officers were called to the intersection of Jasper and East Thayer streets around 5 a.m. Sunday.

There they found a man with four gunshot wounds to the upper chest, lying between parked cars outside a factory.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There was no immediate word on the circumstances of the shooting.

The victim's name has not been released.
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