An investigation is underway after a man was found shot to death inside a car in South Philadelphia Monday night.
Police responded to a report of shots fired shortly before 9.p.m. at Broad Street and Packer Avenue. When they arrived they found a 29-year-old man slumped behind the driver’s seat of a blue Honda sedan that was resting against a pole.
The man was unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his left side. He was taken to Jefferson University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:31 p.m.
Investigators said at least 16 shots were fired from a semi-automatic weapon during the incident. Witnesses said they saw a gunman exit from a vehicle that was stopped at an intersection and open fire at the victim’s car.
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No arrests have been made and police have not released a description of the suspect.
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