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Officer finds man shot dead on Phila. street

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Philadelphia police say an officer came across a man who was shot to death in the Ogontz section.

It was shortly after 2:00 a.m. Saturday when an officer from the 35th district, on routine patrol, noticed a man lying in the 5900 block of Opal Street.

The officer went to check on the man and discovered he had been shot several times.

The victim was rushed to Albert Einstein Medical Center but he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Investigators tell Action News they are working to identify the man, who was not carrying any ID.

Four bullet casings were found at the scene.

There have been no arrests or any word on suspects.

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