Man shot to death in West Philadelphia

Above: Police investigate fatal shooting scene late Monday afternoon. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.


Police rushed a 39-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot around 4 p.m. Monday on Delancey Street, near 53rd and Spruce Streets in West Philadelphia, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police said that the victim was shot multiple times in the back, according to a report from 6ABC.

A 19-year-old man was wounded in a shooting we reported earlier Monday afternoon in West Philadelphia.

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