Man shot 12 times on South Philadelphia street

August 2, 2012 5:30:51 AM PDT
Police are investigating the death of a man shot multiple times on a South Philadelphia street early Thursday morning.

The shooting took place just after midnight at the intersection of 23rd and Mifflin streets.

Police say the 22-year-old victim was shot 12 times. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police apprehended a suspect nearby who fit the description of the gunman and are currently questioning him.

They are also checking area businesses to see if there is surveillance footage of the incident.