A grieving man is comforted after talking with investigators at the scene where a 32-year-old man was shot to death on the 500 block of West Cornwall Street in North Philadelphia Thursday night. Photographs for the GunCrisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Officials told 6ABC that the 32-year-old father was shot in the head at point-blank range while his young son and daughter watched.
Cops were called to Cornwall Street near Reese around 9:20 p.m. and found the victim lying on the sidewalk bleeding from a single gunshot wound to the head, according to philly.com. They found one .45-caliber shell casing at the scene, but said people in the area told cops they heard two shots.
Police have not made any arrests, according to NBC10. Investigators say witnesses reported seeing two men running from the scene.
Neighbors gather, at left, as investigators assemble at the crime scene on West Cornwall Street, below.
In a separate incident, a 17-year-old was shot in the leg on the 3200 block of B Street at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday night and reported in stable condition at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.