PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man is dead after being shot multiple times while smoking a cigarette in front of his home in the city’s Wissinoming neighborhood late Tuesday night.
Philadelphia Police say the victim stepped outside of his home near Van Dike and Comly Streets just before midnight for a smoke.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Don Ly's Children Continue To Search For Answers After Father's American Dream Ended In Deadly Stabbing In South Philadelphia
As Chief Inspector Scott Small tells CBS 3 Eyewitness News, that’s when an unknown gunman fired at least 10-shots at the victim.READ MORE: Camden County Businesses, Officials Worry As Heavy Rains, Flooding Become More Common
“Due to the fact that the victim was shot multiple times, it appears that this victim was the intended target.”
The victim was found in the doorway to his home.MORE NEWS: Upper Darby Police Investigating Death Of Newborn Found In Bag
He was rushed to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.