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Man dies after being shot on bicycle in West Philadelphia

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Police say a man in his 20's was shot three times on a bicycle in West Philadelphia early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. in the 5900 block of Filbert Street.

According to police, the victim was riding his bike when someone opened fire and shot him twice in the chest and once in the stomach.

He was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and taken into surgery. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

So far, there are no suspects in custody and police are trying to determine the motive.

The victim's name has not been released.

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