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July 29, 2023

Man fatally shot in head in Northeast Philadelphia Friday night

A bar fight led to the shooting at around 11:30 p.m., near Langdon and Bridge streets, police say

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Northeast fatal shooting Thom Carroll/for PhillyVoice

A man believed to be in his 20s was fatally shot in the head around 11:30 p.m. on Friday. Police believe a bar fight escalated, leading to the shooting.

A man was fatally shot in the head late Friday night in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, police say.

According to multiple media reports, authorities responded to gunshots in the area of Bridge and Langdon streets around 11:30 p.m., when they found the man dead with a bullet wound to the head. 

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The man, whose identity and age have not been revealed, is believed to have been in a fight inside a nearby bar that escalated to the deadly shooting, FOX29 reported

There were three shell casings found near the man, who police say was in his twenties, 6ABC said.

No one has been arrested, and information linking a possible suspect has not been released. However, there is an ongoing investigation by Philadelphia Police's Homicide Unit. 

There have been 243 homicides in Philadelphia so far this year, data from police shows