Updated: Young man killed in Hartranft Thursday night

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Investigators gather evidence following a fatal shooting and ensuing car accident Thursday night.  Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Police rushed a 19-year-old man to Temple University Hospital after he was shot twice Thursday night in the Hartranft section of North Philadelphia, but he did not survive his wounds. The incident took place just before 9 p.m. on North 10th Street near West Dauphin Street.

According to a report from 6ABC: Police were originally called for the report of a shooting at 10th and West York Streets, followed by a report a car accident at 10th and Dauphin, where they found the victim unconscious inside a vehicle. Witnesses told investigators that two men opened fired on the Audi before it crashed, according to a Philadelphia Daily News report. Bullets struck the victim in the chest and left leg, according to a report from NBC10.

Four more people were shot during the previous 24 hours in Philadelphia, as we reported earlier.

Posted by Jim MacMillan.

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