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Police identify 21-year-old man shot dead in Pennsport

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Police have identified the 21-year-old man shot to death Monday night in the Pennsport section of Philadelphia.

The incident happened before 11:00 p.m. at 5th and Reed Streets.

Police say officers responded to a report of gunfire in the area and found 21-year-old Jamahal Miller of the 1300 block of south 29th Street lying on a front patio.

He had been shot several times.

Medics rushed him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Investigators found 22 bullet casings at the scene.

They are looking for three suspects who fled the scene.

So far no word what led to the shooting.

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