A 47-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the head at the intersection of West Butler and 13th Streets at about 12:30 a.m.
Police said that the victim was engaged in a conversation with the gunman before the shooting, according to philly.com.
One shell casing was found at the scene, and appeared to have come from a small caliber handgun.
According to a report from 6ABC, police said the suspect shot a man in the head as he was getting out of a car and then fled the scene.
Retired boxer Tony Martin was shot to death in his home on the same block earlier this month.