Man shot and killed at rec center Tuesday night

Police gather evidence at the scene after a 37-year-old man was shot and killed at the Parkside-Evans Recreation Center at 53rd Street and Parkside Avenue in West Philadelphia Tuesday night. Photos by Tom Kelly IV.

Philly.com says police have identified the victim as Lite Belesky of Bryn Mawr Avenue the Wynnefield, and said he was shot and killed about 8 p.m. while in the company of his girlfriend.

Philly Confidential says police found the victim lying on a grassy patch between the swings and the basketball courts bleeding from eight gunshot wounds to the torso, arm and back. The recreation center was still open at the time of the shooting.

More reports:

6ABC: Police: Deadly shooting in Parkside playground

NBC10: Man Shot Dead at Parkside Playground: Cops

 

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