Police remove body of man killed in East Mount Airy

Kelly 1Police investigate and then remove the body of a man found shot to death in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia early Thursday morning. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Tom Kelly IV.

Kelly2LThe victim was located just before midnight Wednesday on the 1400 block of Sharpnack Street and medics pronounced him dead at the scene a short time later.

Neighbors told police they heard an argument before hearing shots fired, according to a report from 6ABC which added that police had no suspects in custody or a motive for the shooting.


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