Shooters kill man in North Philadelphia; stray bullet enters nearby home

Uber Street HomicideShell casings litter the scene as police investigate a fatal shooting Monday night in North Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Uber Street Homicide

A street memorial from a previous incident was at the scene.

According to police, the 25-year-old victim was sitting in a parked car with his girlfriend on North Uber Street near Montgomery Avenue in North Philadelphia at about 10:45 p.m. when two men approached and opened fire, striking the man several times. Medics rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital but he was pronounced dead ashore time later.

Authorities told 6ABC that the victim tried to run for help but collapsed outside his car. According to the Philadelphia Daily News, police said that the victim was shot in the chest, buttocks and back, adding that at least five spent shell casings appeared to have come from a .45-caliber handgun.

Police were also called to a nearby home on North 20th Street where a stray bullet, apparently from the Uber Street incident, nearly missed a woman and her daughter as her grandchildren slept upstairs, according to a report from NBC10.

Uber Street Homicide

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