Man Shot, Killed in West Oak Lane


Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the West Oak Lane section of the city on Sunday.

The victim, who investigators say was in his 20’s, was on the 1900 block of 69th Avenue around 4:45 p.m. when an unidentified gunman opened fire.

The man was struck several times. He was taken to Einstein Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5:05 p.m.

Police have not yet identified the victim. No arrests have been made.


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The deadly shooting followed a violent night in Philly in which two people were killed during at least eight shootings within a 3-hour time span.

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