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2nd fatal shooting in 2 days in same North Philadelphia neighborhood

Friday, September 13, 2013

Police say a man was shot several times and died early Friday morning near another fatal shooting in North Philadelphia on Wednesday.

The incident happened around 1:00 a.m. on the 2900 block of North Bancroft Street.

The 29-year-old victim was shot multiple times and driven in a bullet riddled vehicle to Temple University Hospital by an unknown person.

He died a short time later from his wounds.

This shooting police say, was only a few feet away from another fatal shooting on Wednesday on the 1600 block of West Cumberland Street.

Police have not said if the shootings are connected.

The victim's name has not been released.

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