Man shot in the head and killed in Philadelphia as Gun Violence Continues 


At around 12:03 PM in Philadelphia’s West Oak Lane neighborhood police responded to 1503 68th Avenue for 911 calls reporting a man being shot. When police arrived, they found a male victim who was shot in the head inside of a U-Haul truck. An ambulance responded to the scene and pronounced the male dead.

About 2 minutes later, police then reported that they had two male suspects in custody in relation to this homicide. The circumstances of the arrest are unclear at this time. Police also say they recovered a firearm. According to city records, this is the 225th homicide victim so far this year in Philadelphia.

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