Man fatally shot on 18th Street near Oxford

The man was shot once in the torso and was pronounced dead just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.

A man was fatally shot on the night of Feb. 16 on 18th Street near Oxford. | ALLIE IPPOLITO / THE TEMPLE NEWS

A 43-year-old man was fatally shot in the torso on 18th Street near Oxford at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, wrote Charles Leone, director of Campus Safety Services, in an email to The Temple News. 

The man had no affiliation with Temple University. He was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:54 p.m., Leone wrote. 

The Philadelphia Police Department’s homicide unit is currently investigating the incident, Leone added. 

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  1. Why is it so hard to get the Covid shot? I think it is utterly ridiculous at 77. What about the senior citizens that can’t get out? I guess you all forgot about them, get well think again, if it were you, you wouldn’t like it either

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