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Man visiting grandmother shot dead in South Philadelphia

Friday, September 27, 2013

Police say a 27-year-old man visiting his grandmother was shot and killed in South Philadelphia late Thursday night.

The shooting occurred just after 10:00 p.m. in the 2600 block of Wolf Street.

According to police, the victim went into the backyard and was talking to 3-4 other males when shots rang out.

He was struck in the head and officers rushed him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have not said if there are any suspects or a motive.

The victim's name has not been released.

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