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July 03, 2016

Report: Shooting victim found dead on Port Richmond street

Police investigating homicide near intersection of Jasper and Thayer streets

Philadelphia police are investigating after a man was found shot to death early Sunday morning in Port Richmond.

According to authorities, the victim was found around 5 a.m. outside a factory near the intersection of Jasper and Thayer streets, 6ABC reports.

Police said the victim had four gunshot wounds to the chest and was discovered on the street between two parked cars. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There was no immediate word on what led to the shooting and authorities have not identified the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philadelphia Police 26th District at 215-686-3260.