A 34-year-old man was fatally shot in Chester on Saturday night, police said.

Chester police responded to a report of shots fired at about 10:40 p.m. and found a man identified as Balir Starkey lying on the sidewalk near the 2200 block of Crosby Street. He had been shot multiple times and was bleeding profusely.

Paramedics treated him at the scene and he was taken to Crozer-Chester Medical Center, where he died a short time later.

The shooting was the city of Chester’s 29th homicide so far this year.

Authorities ask that anyone with information contact Chester Detective. Joseph McFate at 610-447-8428 or jmcfate@chesterpolice.org or Delaware County Detective Timothy Deery at 610-891-8030 or deeryt@co.delaware.pa.us.