Slaying victim found in N. Phila. lot is identified

Posted: July 15, 2010

A 21-year-old man who was found shot dead Wednesday in vacant lot in North Philadelphia had lived nearby, police said today.

Youths walking through the lot on the 2200 block of North 18th Street found Jeffrey Fleming's body about 7 p.m., police said.

He has been shot in the chest, police said.

Releasing his name today, police said Fleming lived on the 2200 block of North Mole Street, which is just east of North 16th Street.

It is not clear when Fleming was shot, said police, who were waiting the results of an autopsy.

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