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Man killed in shooting in South Philly Lowe’s parking lot

The victim was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Philadelphia Police Crime Scene Unit members investigate a shooting in the parking lot of the Lowe's Home Improvement store along Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia on Monday.
Philadelphia Police Crime Scene Unit members investigate a shooting in the parking lot of the Lowe's Home Improvement store along Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia on Monday.Read moreYONG KIM / Staff Photographer

A 21-year-old man was killed in a shooting at a Lowe’s parking lot at a South Philadelphia shopping center on Monday afternoon, police said.

The victim was shot nine times about 1 p.m in the lot off South Columbus Boulevard. He was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital by police and pronounced dead at 1:20 p.m.

Police made no arrests and gave no motive.

The killing was one of five homicides Monday in Philadelphia.