Fatal shooting in South Philadelphia

Neighbors and relatives crowd the block as police investigate a fatal shooting in a home on the 1800 block of Juniper Street in South Philadelphia Tuesday night. According to police, a 21-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene by medics after he was shot at about 4:20 p.m. Photographs for GunCrisis.org  by Joseph Kaczmarek.

6ABC reported that the man had been shot in the left thigh and lower abdomen. NBC10 added that the victim was pronounced dead at 4:24 p.m.

Police sources informed the Gun Crisis Reporting Project that media reports claiming that the victim had been shot in the eye were erroneous.

 

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