Man working on his car dies after being shot six times in robbery attempt, police say

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating a homicide in North Philadelphia Saturday.

The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. on the 2000 block of North Marshall Street.

Police said a man was working on his car when someone approached him and told him to empty his pockets. According to investigators the person then shot the 34-year-old man twice in the chest and four times in the left thigh before running from the area.

The man was taken to Temple Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

No weapons have been recovered.

There have not been any arrests in this case.
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