Man Dies After Gunman Opens Fire on Philly Street

A gunman shot and killed a man in the Kingsessing section of the city Saturday morning.

The 23-year-old victim was on the 5500 block of Belmar Street at 11:08 a.m. when the unidentified gunman opened fire. The victim was struck in the neck, back and shoulder. Justin Ruff was taken to Presbyterian Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:32 a.m.

No arrests have been made. Police continued to investigate.

Family and friends came together Sunday night for a candlelight vigil in Ruff's memory.

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