Burholme man identified as West Philly murder victim

Police have identified the man who died Wednesday night in West Philadelphia as a 40-year-old Burholme resident. Joseph Pinkney of the 7400-block of Rockwell Avenue was shot in the chest around 8 p.m. Wednesday on the 5100-block of Race Street, and was pronounced dead a short time later at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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