Man, 32, shot and killed in Kensington after argument, identified

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Monday, May 2, 2016

KENSINGTON (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have identified a man shot and killed Friday afternoon in Kensington.

Officers arrived to find 32-year-old Jason Marcial of North Leithgow Street suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest and hip.

That was at about 2:15 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of North 4th Street.

Medics rushed Marcial to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:54 p.m.

Investigators say before the shooting Marcial was arguing with two men in a dark-colored vehicle.

Those men then followed him to North 4th Street, opened fire and fled.

A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of one or both suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philadelphia Police Homicide Division at 215-686-3334 or call 911.