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Deadly home invasion in Southwest Philadelphia

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Police are investigating a deadly home invasion early Wednesday morning in Southwest Philadelphia.

The gunman stormed a home around 2:00 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Vodges Street.

Upon their arrival, officials found a 36-year-old man lying on the floor. He had been shot eight times at close range and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are unclear if anything was taken but they are looking into the possibility that the shooting was drug related.

Police say drug paraphernalia was found inside the home.

The victim has not been identified and there are no suspects.

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