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Man shot and killed in Strawberry Mansion

Friday, October 19, 2012

A man in his 20's was shot and killed in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia late Thursday night.

The shooting occurred around 11:45 p.m. on the 1700 block of North 24th Street.

The victim was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police are questioning a man who got out of a van near the scene.

Officials say, they saw the man toss a gun over a fence nearby on Montgomery Avenue.

So far, there have been no charges filed.

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