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Man Shot Dead On North Philly Basketball Court

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police say a 27-year-old man is dead after he was shot twice in the chest on a basketball court in the cities Poplar neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

The shooting happened on the 800 block of N. 8th Street around 2 p.m.

The victim reportedly walked to 8th and Poplar Streets after he was shot and collapsed. He was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

No arrests have been made so far. Authorities are investigating.