Man shot, killed in Lawncrest

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 22-year-old man in the city's Lawncrest section Wednesday.

It happened behind a home on the 400 block of Van Kirk Street around 1:20 a.m.

The man pronounced dead at the hospital.

Investigators said the victim used to live in the home with his girlfriend and 1-year-old son.

Police said they are still trying to figure out why he was at the home, who shot him, and why.
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