Man shot dead on a street in Crescentville

August 29, 2013 3:43:47 PM PDT
A 34-year-old man was shot and killed on a street in the Crescentville section of Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

The shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. on the 400 block of Sentner Street.

The victim was shot in the chest and rushed to the hospital and died a short time later.

Police say it may have been a shootout because several shell casings surrounded the man and an automatic weapon was found under his body.

They are gathering information on a dark colored vehicle that fled the scene.