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Chester records 29th homicide of 2017

The homicide was Chester's 29th of the year.

Crime Scene stock photo.
Crime Scene stock photo.Read moreGINA FERAZZI

Police are seeking information regarding a homicide Friday night in Chester, the 29th of the year in the Delaware County city.

Just before 8 p.m., police were dispatched to the 1100 block of West Eighth Street for reports of shots fired and found Lamar Meekins, 39, bleeding in a car from multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.  Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police did not say where Meekins lived.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Chester City Police Detective Brian Pot at 610-447-8431 or, or Delaware County Detective Thomas Scarpatto at 610-891-4708.