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19 year old man murdered in Northeast Philadelphia

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Philadelphia police are trying to solve a killing that happened this morning, April 6 2014. Authorities are calling it a home invasion and feel the victim, was the intended target.

A 911 call came in to the call center just after 10:00 a,m reporting one man who was shot one time to the chest , inside a second floor apartment at 9418 Fairgreen lane. The call came in from the victim's girlfriend, who was hiding in the closet when the incident happened. Police were observed going door to door, looking for witnesses and security footage that may help them.

Fairgreen lane sits off the main drag of Ashton Rd. It is not a well traveled street. It is in an area where residents are likely to have a security camera that would have filmed a vehicle or it's occupants. Since traffic is light, especially at 10:00 a.m chances are good for a lead, if the security camera picked it up.

Medics did what they could . The victim, Shaquille Abraham was pronounced dead at 10:36 a.m. police are still to early in their investigation to release a sketch or description. Abraham was said to have been planning to vacate the apartment next week. Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Officers were busy examining the front door of the residence and areas inside the apartment.

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