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Man killed in Rhawnhurst shooting

William Crawford, 35, died after being shot in the head Saturday morning, police said.

Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department investigate a fatal shooting Saturday, Sept. 8 on the 1900 block of Hartel Avenue in Rhawnhurst. JACK TOMCZUK / TIMES PHOTO

A 35-year-old man died after being shot in the head Saturday morning on the 1900 block of Hartel Ave. in Rhawnhurst, according to police.

Officers responded to the area around 9:12 a.m. and found William Crawford, of the 7200 block of Lynford St. in Castor Gardens, shot once in the head, police said. Crawford was transported to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

As of Tuesday morning, no one had been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting, according to police. No weapon was recovered. ••


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