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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are investigating a homicide after a man walking his dog was shot multiple times and killed in East Germantown. The shooting happened at approximately 8:21 p.m. on Sunday on the 1800 block of West Grange Avenue.
The victim was shot five times – twice in the abdomen, twice in the arm and once in the back, according to police .
Officials say someone found the victim lying in the street.
“The call came in at 8:21 when he was found,” Philadelphia Police Capt. Frank Llewellyn said. “Neighbors didn’t say what time they heard shots, but they said they heard shots outside and this is a relatively quiet area.”
The victim was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 8:32 p.m.
Police say the victim’s identity is unknown, but they’re working on identifying him with a fingerprint scanner.
Detectives are questioning people in the area and are still searching for any clues. No weapon was recovered.
At this time, police do not have a suspect.
Anyone with information is urged to call police at (215) 686-3350.