Shooting leaves man dead in Chester, police say

CHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- Police in Chester, Delaware County have opened a homicide investigation after a man was shot on Thursday and later died.

Officers say they responded to the 600 block of West 9th Street around 9 a.m. and found a 48-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to the hospital where police say he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Investigators interviewed several people at the scene of the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Chester police.
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