19-year-old man fatally shot after argument at Germantown A-Plus

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Sunday, November 22, 2020
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Philadelphia police said a 19-year-old was fatally shot at an A-Plus mini mart in Germantown.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a 19 year old in the Germantown section of the city.

It happened at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday outside the A-Plus Mini Mart near West Queen Lane and Green Street.

Police said the 19 year old and another man started arguing inside the store.

Investigators said after the confrontation it appears that the victim invited the gunman outside.

According to police, as the man exited the gas station first with the gunman following, the suspect stopped at the front door and pulled his gun out and shot the victim twice.

Police said the gunman then exited the store and shot the victim two more times at point-blank range while the victim was on the ground.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he died a short time later.

Police are still searching for the gunman. He is described as a black make, 18 to 25 years of age and of medium build. He was said to be wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white design on the hood and black Adidas track pants at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the police.