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Man Fatally Shot In Kensington, Verizon Worker Rushes Victim To Hospital

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Authorities say a Good Samaritan came to the aid of a man shot multiple times in Kensington on Tuesday.

The shooting took place just after 5:00 p.m. in the 2900 block of Howard Street.

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Police say the 33-year-old victim was rushed to Episcopal Hospital by a Verizon worker who was driving by. Authorities say he was shot, just feet away from the front door of his home.

Officials say the shooter walked up to the victim and fired several shots. Police described the shooter as a male, medium build with a white shirt. They say he ran north of Howard Street. Authorities say several family members were on the sidewalk at the time of the shooting.

Police say the worker put the victim in the back of his Verizon vehicle.

The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital. Officials believe the motive for the shooting was narcotics related.

Officials say they are still looking for the suspect.

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