Five homicides mark the first 48 hours of 2013 in Philadelphia

Haddington Street HomicidePolice investigate the crime scene early Thursday morning on the 6000 block of Haddington Street in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia, where a man was shot to death just before midnight. Joseph Kacezmarek covered the scene for the GunCrisis Reporting Project.

Police say the unidentified man in his 30’s was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene, according to 6ABC. added that no one has been taken into custody.

Police found another man’s body burning in a minivan in the Tioga section of the city earlier Wednesday night and three more people were shot to death early Tuesday, bringing Philadelphia’s homicide count to five for the first 48 hours of 2013.

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