A man was killed in Southwest Philadelphia Saturday morning when he was shot several times in the chest, police said.
The man, whom police have not yet identified, was believed to be in his mid-20s. He was shot around 7:15 a.m. on the 2000 block of South Simpson Street, a small, residential street near the intersection of Woodland Avenue and South 65th Street in the Mount Moriah area.
He was shot multiple times in the chest while outside, police said. Transported in critical condition to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he was pronounced dead at 7:53 a.m.