Man shot to death in Fairhill

A man was gunned down yesterday afternoon on a busy street in the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia.

Police said gunfire erupted shortly after 3:30 p.m. on the 2900 block of North 5th Street near Cambria Street. A 36-year-old man was shot multiple times.

The victim was rushed to Temple University Hospital, where he died about a half hour later. His identity has not yet been released.

Investigators haven’t made any arrests in connection with the slaying.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.

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