Philadelphia journalist Josh Kruger fatally shot inside Point Breeze home


A Philadelphia journalist was shot and killed inside his Point Breeze home overnight in what detectives believe may have been a domestic-related killing.

Just before 1:30 a.m., police responded to reports of gunshots and screams on the 2300 block of Watkins Street. Outside, officers found Josh Kruger shot multiple times and collapsed on the sidewalk, said Deputy Police Commissioner Frank Vanore.

Officers rushed Kruger, 39, to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, but his injuries were severe. He died just before 2:15 a.m.

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