Thursday, January 19, 2023
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    Chester City hits 29th homicide Friday night before New Years Eve

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    CHESTER CITY, Pa. (YC) — Police in Delaware County are on the scene of a fatal shooting in Chester City.

    The incident happened on the 1100 block of 8th Street just after 7:15 p.m. Friday.

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    This marks the 29th homicide in Chester for 2017.

    Police in Chester City responded to a call for a reported gunshot victim. When police arrived, they found a victim inside of a parked car.

    Medics from Crozer-Chester Medical Center arrived and pronounced the victim dead on arrival.

    Surrounding departments responded to assist Chester City Police with crowd control.

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    The homicide is being investigated by Delaware County Criminal Investigation Division and Chester City Detectives.

    A man was reportedly shot, execution style, while sitting in his parked car.

    This is a developing story.

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