Man gunned down in Chester on 4th of July

Chester, Pa. (YC) – At approximately 11:24 p.m. Chester Police responded to the 1100 block of Brown Street for reports of a male shot in the abdomen. 

When police arrived, they noticed a man lying down in the middle of the street. 

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Witnesses said a black van or SUV was seen fleeing the location following the gun shots and the perpetrator was in the van. 


A number of rounds were located. 

The case is currently under investigation. No word on a motive or suspects.