Gunfire claims a man's life in Kensington

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Police say a man was shot and killed while sitting on the front steps of a house with a female friend. (WPVI)

Police say a man in his thirties is dead after being shot in front of a home in Kensington.

It happened before 3:30 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of East Lippincott Street.

Police say someone drove up in a black 4-door sedan and fired five shots at the victim as he was talking to a woman.

He was hit once in the abdomen.

Officers rushed the man to Temple University Hospital, but doctors were not able to save him.

He was pronounced dead at 4:32 a.m.

The woman was not hit.

Police are working to identify the shooter.
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