It was around 10:30 a.m. when shots rang out in the area of 55th Street and Westminster Avenue.
The victim, a man in his 30's, was shot in the chest. Paramedics rushed him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead.
There is no word on a motive at this time.
Witnesses say they saw a tan van fleeing the scene southbound on 55th Street, then eastbound on Penns Grove.