Responding officers rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital with a gunshot wound to the neck, but that he was pronounced dead a short time later.
A large pool of blood, several spent shell casings, a bicycle, and a clip to a semi-automatic handgun were all found at the scene. The victim was shot twice at close range while riding the bicycle, according to 6ABC.
UPDATE: Police have now identified the dead man as Jerome Daughtry, 20, of 16th Street near Cumberland, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.
According to a report from myfoxphilly.com, this incident happened three blocks from Sunday’s shooting at the Winchester playground, where two people were hurt when a gunman opened fire on a crowded basketball court.
Five more people were wounded in two separate shooting incidents Monday afternoon, according to reports from CBS3 and NBC10. An 18-year-old woman was among the victims of a triple shooting in West Oak Lane, according to the Philadelphia Daily News, which also said both men wounded in a Fairhill incident were hospitalized in serious condition.
As we previously reported, one man was killed and another was wounded in a confrontation with police and FBI agents Monday afternoon in the East Mount Airy section of the city.
Early Tuesday morning, a man in his 30s was shot in the head while driving in the city’s Port Richmond section. A report from 6ABC said the victim was in extremely critical condition.
At about the same time, two masked men armed with automatic weapons were involved in a home-invasion robbery in West Philadelphia, according to another 6ABC report. One shot was fired but no injuries were reported.