Man shot by police dies

March 27, 2008 4:39:22 AM PDT
A suspect shot in the leg by police has died.

The shooting happened in Philadelphia's Strawberry Mansion section just before 8 p.m.

Officers were answering the call to a report of shots fired at 30th and Lehigh when they confronted 2 men. Police say one of them pointed a gun at the officers, and they opened fire.

The man was shot in the leg and rushed to Temple Hospital in critical but stable condition. He died overnight.

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