Man Shoots, Kills Girlfriend's Ex Who Broke Into Philadelphia Home: Police

A man died late Sunday night when police say he broke into his ex-girlfriend's Philadelphia home and was met by her new boyfriend, who shot him in the head.

Police said officers responded to the home on Edgewood Street near Walnut about 11:45 p.m. When they arrived, they found a 24-year-old man shot twice in the head and twice in the arm.

Medics pronounced the man dead at the scene just before midnight.

Police said a preliminary investigation showed that the man apparently broke into the home, where his ex-girlfriend lived, through a window and that her new boyfriend caught him and shot him. Two children were home at the time, police said, but no other injuries were reported in the incident.

Police said the suspected shooter was taken into police custody at the scene, but it was unclear whether charges would be filed against him.

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