Man Sitting on Porch Shot in Head, Killed

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    A man was shot and killed Tuesday night in Southwest Philadelphia. (Published Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014)

    Gunmen approached a man sitting on his porch last night and opened fire.

    The gunshots rang out around 9:30 p.m. along the 5700 block of Hadfield Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

    Brandon Agnew of the 5600 block of Whitby Avenue was shot in the head and died, according to Philadelphia Police.

    A short time after the shooting, NBC10.com cameras captured police pouring over evidence including more than one dozen crime markers.

    Police said a preliminary investigation showed that multiple suspects approached Agnew as he sat on the porch of a home and then opened fire on the 32-year-old striking him multiple times.

    The motive for the shooting wasn’t clear and police didn’t immediately identify any suspects.

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