Woman shot dead in N. Phila.

Posted: July 12, 2011

A woman was shot and killed late Monday in North Philadelphia, police said.

The victim, said to be about 45 years old, was found by police with a gunshot wound to the head about 11:45 p.m. at North Patton Street and West Allegheny Ave.

She was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:01 a.m.

No word yet on possible motive.

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the victim as a man.


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