Third man found shot to death in Philadelphia in less than 24 hours

15th Street & Duncannon Avenue HomicidePolice gather evidence at the crime scene as women embrace after a man was shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the Logan section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

15th Street & Duncannon Avenue HomicideAccording to police, a 32-year-old man was shot once in his chest on Duncannon Avenue near 15th Street at around 1:30 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead at Einstein Medical Center a short time later.

Police said that the incident started when two men began arguing and then exchanged gunfire, according to a report form CBS3.

15th Street & Duncannon Avenue HomicideMen and women embraced on the edge of the crime scene.

15th Street & Duncannon Avenue Homicide

The victim became the third man shot to death in Philadelphia in less than 24 hours, after incidents in the Harrowgate and Fairhill sections of the city.

A 25-year-old man was shot to death on the 3000 block of North 4th Street in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia late Monday afternoon.

The body of another man was found lying in a pool of blood in the 3400 block of North J Street in the Harrowgate section of Philadelphia late Monday night.


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