PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia has set a new, grim record for homicides in a single year. There have now been 501 homicides in the city after a man was found shot and killed just after 8:30 p.m. Friday night in East Mount Airy.
This surpasses the record set back in 1990.READ MORE: Trial Set For Pennsylvania Man Julian Khater, George Tanios In Assault Of Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick Who Died After Riot
Police say the 30-year-old man was found lying next to a vehicle on the 7100 block of Ardleigh Street around 8:40 p.m.READ MORE: Philadelphia City Council Introduces 'Life-Saving Ordinance' Following Fairmount Fire That Killed 12
Police say the man was shot five times throughout the body. He was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead.
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