Crime scene investigators gather evidence after Philadelphia Police officers shot a man they report had pointed a gun at them in the area of 71st Street and Paschall Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia at about 9 p.m. Thursday. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Tom Kelly IV.
Officials told the Philadelphia Inquirer that officers were chasing the 21-year-old man when he pulled a loaded 9mm Ruger from his waistband and aimed in their direction. The suspect was pronounced dead at at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania a short time later.
Slideshow: Photosfrom the investigation
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