Man Found Shot Dead Inside Car Near Philly Park

Officers discovered the shooting scene as the sun came up Wednesday morning

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A man was found shot to death inside of a car next to a park in Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

Officers were called to East Tabor Road and Bingham Street – next to Tacony Creek Park – in the Olney section of Philadelphia just after 6 a.m.

Police said they discovered a man in his 30s deceased in the driver's seat of silver Toyota Corolla parked on Bingham Street. The man had been shot multiple times throughout his body, according to police.

NBC10’s Miguel Martinez-Valle reported the driver door was open and a portion of a man's body could be seen. The back window was also shot out.

Surrounding the car were several shell casing markings.

Officers were knocking on doors of homes in the area, possibly trying to talk to neighbors and obtain surveillance video, Martinez-Valle said.

No arrests have been made.


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