Man shot to death outside West Kensington corner store

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

WEST KENSINGTON (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating a deadly shooting outside of a corner store in West Kensington.

A 34-year old man was shot in the chest Monday night at 2nd and Westmoreland streets.

The victim was taken to Temple University Hospital in a private vehicle and was able to tell police where the shooting occurred.

The victim told officers that he got into an argument with a suspect who retrieved a silver handgun from a gold colored Honda sedan, and fired twice at the victim, striking the victim in the chest.

When police arrived at the scene they found a car with at least two bullet holes.

The victim later died from his injuries.

Police are questioning a witness and reviewing surveillance video.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, heavy set with black shorts and yellow shirt.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.


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