Youth shot dead on Southwest Philadelphia street

Posted: November 01, 2012

A youth was gunned down overnight in Southwest Philadelphia and later died of his wounds, police said.

Police said the shooting occurred in the street just after midnight at 59th St. and Elmwood Ave.

The victim's identification was not yet available. But he was a black male thought to be in his late teens or early 20s.

He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead at 12:20 a.m. today.

Police had no motive yet for the killing.

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