PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police confirm that a body was found in Southwest Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.

According to officials, a male body was found in the front entrance of a vacant home on the 6500 block of Linmore Street around 4:40 p.m. Thursday.

Authorities report the male had been shot once in the head, once in the right cheek and once in the right elbow.

Police are unsure how long the body has been there.

The age of the victim was not know Friday.

Police are investigating.

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