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South Phila. man, 19, dies of gunshot wounds

A 19-year-old man shot over the weekend has died of his wounds, Philadelphia police said yesterday.

Najee Gilliard of South Philadelphia was found lying on the ground in the 900 block of South Fifth Street at 9:19 p.m. Sunday, police said. He had been shot in the left side of the face. He was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:30 a.m. Monday, police said.

- Inquirer staff