Police investigating fatal shooting near White Hall

Police are still investigating a fatal shooting near the northern end of Main Campus Saturday afternoon.

Both Temple and Philadelphia Police responded to shots fired on Edgely Street near White Hall Jan. 16 at 4:39 p.m.

The victim, a 25-year-old man from the 2200 block of North Bouvier Street, was shot multiple times in the head, according to Temple Police.

Philadelphia Police said he was transported by Temple Police to Temple University Hospital and listed in critical condition before heading to surgery. The victim was pronounced dead at 7:43 p.m., police said.

Executive Director of Campus Safety Services Charlie Leone said in an e-mail “a witness heard two gunshots and saw two males appearing to be juveniles run from a vacant lot at 1731 West Edgely Street.”

Leone said the witness heard one more gunshot and saw a third male suspect, also a juvenile, run from the scene.

The suspects fled south on 18th Street and are believed to be 15 to 18 years old, Leone added.

Philadelphia Police have not yet released the name of the victim.

Julie Christie can be reached at julie.christie@temple.edu or on Twitter @ChristieJules.