Philadelphia police have confirmed to Fox 29 that the body of a 70-year old man was found inside of a burned out house with three gunshot wounds to his head.
The man has not yet been identified. The house was located on the 5900 block of Springfield Avenue.
No further information is available at this time.
A fire in Ocean County that is threatening homes, forcing the evacuation of homes and the closure of a local school, continues to burn Thursday afternoon.
Wildfire danger continues into Thursday evening with low humidities and dry conditions. Winds continue to gust close to 30 mph.
A report of a deadly shooting Thursday morning just off Widener University's campus led to an alert urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.