SWAT team officers entered a home and investigators gathered evidence as a group of young men looked on, following a fatal shooting in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia Tuesday night. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
The victim ran out of the house and collapsed in the parking lot of a Rita’s Water Ice shop, according to police. He was rushed to Einstein Medical Center in a police vehicle but was pronounced dead a short time later. The SWAT team found the house unoccupied.
The victim — who was not immediately identified — was struck in the chest and face, according to a report from NBC10. CBS3 reported that police are looking for a man wearing a burgundy hooded sweatshirt and light blue jeans who fled on foot.
The water ice stand was open for business at the time the gunmen opened fired, according to 6ABC, in a report that said police are interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance video from the location.
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