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March 03, 2016

Police: Man fatally shot in West Oak Lane

Police seek suspects after 39-year-old victim shot in the head

Philadelphia police are investigating after a man was fatally shot Thursday night in the West Oak Lane section of North Philadelphia.

According to authorities, the shooting occurred at around 8:45 p.m. near Maryland Road near 75th Avenue, NBC 10 reports.

The 39-year-old victim, who has not been identified, sustained a gunshot wound to the left side of his head and was pronounced dead by medics at 9 p.m.

Police said no arrests have been made in the shooting. Investigators are trying to determine what motivated the violent attack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Philadelphia police at 215-686-3060.