Man Sitting on Porch Shot in Head, Killed

By Dan Stamm
|  Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014  |  Updated 2:21 PM EDT
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A man was shot and killed Tuesday night in Southwest Philadelphia.

NBC10.com

A man was shot and killed Tuesday night in Southwest Philadelphia.

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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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