KILLADELPHIA: One More Dead Since U Went 2 Bed

skeleton-running.gifAt 10:38 last night, police on patrol in the Northeast heard gunfire and found a young man lying on the ground with wounds to his chest and a hand. Rakeem Bailey, 19, of the 200 block of West Tioga Street in North Philadelphia, was taken to Einstein Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:24 p.m., according to Officer Beth DiDonato. The shooting — the 172d murder this year — took place in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street, she said. As of this morning, police had no witnesses or suspects and knew of no motive.

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