Crime scene investigators examine evidence after a man in his 20s was shot to death early Thursday morning in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
According to police, they responded to reports of gunfire around 2:15 a.m. and found a man on the sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds on Green Street near 7th Street.
Officers rushed the victim to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The victim was shot in the chest, thigh and buttocks, according to an NBC10 report. 6ABC said that a suspect was spotted fleeing the scene on foot, but no arrests have been made.
Investigators were reviewing video from several nearby surveillance cameras.
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