Man Dead After Being Shot 17 Times in West Philadelphia

A man was killed after he was shot at least 17 times in West Philadelphia early Tuesday morning, according to police.

Police said the shooting happened near the intersection of Conestoga and Thompson Streets. A gun was found in a nearby car and 18 shell casings were recovered on the ground, according to officials.

Police said the man, who had not been identified, was rushed to the hospital where he died.

The investigation into the crime continued Tuesday as police looked for a suspect or suspects and worked to identify the victim.

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