‘Thriving’ Temple University senior shot dead in Philadelphia as city grapples with homicides

A “thriving” Temple University student months away from graduating has been gunned down near the school’s Philadelphia campus.

Samuel Collington, a 21-year-old senior, was shot Sunday afternoon, the university said, becoming one of more than 500 people killed in Philadelphia this year.

He was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead less than 30 minutes later from gunshot wounds to the chest and back, Philadelphia police said. No arrests have been made, police said.

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