By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 25-year-old man was shot and killed in West Philadelphia overnight. Police found him unresponsive with gunshot wounds to his leg and his chest around 3:20 a.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of North Farson Street.

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Police found at least 16 spent shell casings near the scene. Two cars parked nearby were also hit by gunfire.

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Police say the victim was with his girlfriend when he was shot.

Family and friends tell police an ex-boyfriend may have been involved in the shooting.

Police are now checking surveillance cameras in the area.

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