Hunting Park Police Involved Shooting

Police say victim shot at police car

Philadelphia Police

Philadelphia Police were involved in a deadly shooting early Saturday morning in Hunting Park.

Police responded to call of a person with a gun at 9th and Pike Street shortly before 12:30 a.m. According to police, two officers told the suspect to drop the gun but he instead pointed the gun at them.

One officer then returned fire, killing the suspect.

On Sunday police identified the dead man as 26-year-old Aldophus Pinkney of the 300block of E Erie Avenue.

No one else was injured during the incident.

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