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Man fatally shot in West Philadelphia, police say

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Philadelphia Police Cruiser PHILADELPHIA - Homicide detectives with the Philadelphia Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting in West Philadelphia.

According to authorities, the shooting happened on the 200 block of N. Peach Street on Saturday at 4:33 a.m. Police say officers with the 19th District responded to a radio call for a shooting at the location.

When officers arrived, they found a man lying on the kitchen floor with a gunshot wound to the upper left back, authorities say.

According to police, the victim was transported to Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 5:05 a.m.

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