Investigators gather at the crime scene after finding a fatally wounded gunshot victim Monday night in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
According to investigators, police responded to Amber Street, near East Ontario Street and Frankford Avenue at about 9 p.m. and found a 35-year-old man inside a vacant house, suffering from a chest wound.
Officers rushed the wounded man to Temple University Hospital, but he was pronounced dead a short time later. Police said they found a small .22 caliber handgun near the victim but did not believe it was the weapon used to kill the man.
Altogether, three men were killed and three more were wounded in separate shooting incidents Monday in Philadelphia, including one morning incident which we covered in an previous report. Check our next report for complete details later this morning.
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