Philadelphia Man Shot and Killed in Overbrook Area


According to Philadelphia police, a man has been shot and killed on May 10, in the Overbrook area of the city. The shooting occurred in the afternoon, just past the hour of 2p.m.

Hazlehurst Street on the 5300 block is the location where the young man, only 24 years of age, was shot and killed. Police stated that he had been taken to Presbyterian Hospital immediately after he had sustained his fatal injury.

His injuries consisted of only a single shot to the head. There at Presbyterian Hospital, the young man was pronounced dead. The name of the victim has not yet been released to the public.

No arrests have been made in the case regarding the young man’s death. Police are still investigating the incident and searching for clues that will lead up to potential suspects.

Less than a month ago, on the same 5300 block in Philadelphia’s Overbrook area, an incident involving an armed suspect making an attempt to rob an off-duty officer occurred. When the officer opened fire, the suspect fled the scene and still remains at large.

By Kameron Hadley


CBS Philly

Photo By Perry Quan– Creativecommons Flickr License

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