Man shot and killed in Allentown

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Allentown Police are investigating after a man was shot dead Tuesday in intersection of North 6th Street and Allen Street, reports said.

Officials responded to North 6th Street and Allen Street at about 4:40 p.m. and located a man with a gunshot wound, Allentown police disclosed

He was transported to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Authorities are yet to make his identity public.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

The Lehigh County District Attorney’s Homicide Task Force and the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office is assisting the Allentown Police Department in the investigation.

The Allentown Police Department is urging anyone with information to call Detectives at 610-437-7721 or the Police Desk at 610-437-7753 (ext. 1).

Anonymous text tips can be sent via the Tip411 App available on the Allentown police Facebook page or via the Allentown Police Department website.