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Man shot in the chest, killed in S.W. Phila

Monday, December 05, 2011

A 22-year-old man is dead after gunfire erupted in Southwest Philadelphia early Monday evening.

The shooting happened shortly before 6:00 p.m. near Frazier and Broomall streets.

Arriving officers found the victim on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim's name has not been released.

No word on any suspects at this time.

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