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Man Shot Dead While Walking Dog in West Philadelphia

Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man as he walked his dog down a West Philadelphia street Monday night. (Published Monday, Dec. 21, 2015)

A man is dead after being shot in the head while walking his dog along a West Philadelphia street, police said.

Hakim Zaboor, 22, was hit once along the 300 block of N. Horton Street, near Vine Street, around 7:25 p.m. Monday, according to police.

Zaboor was still holding the dog's leash when medics arrived, according to police.

He was taken to nearby Penn Presbyterian Trauma Center and pronounced dead. The dog was not harmed.

Homicide detectives are investigating. A motive and suspect description wasn't immediately available.

The victim is the second man to be killed while walking a dog in West Philadelphia in a week. Last Wednesday, 34-year-old Mark Marshall was shot several times while walking his two Chihuahuas.  No arrests were made in that case.

The shootings were about three miles from each other.