Penn State Student Shot Dead in Philadelphia

Update 9:34 am: The student shot dead yesterday has been identified as Mohan Varughese.

According to the Penn State directory, Varughese is a student at the Penn State Abington campus who had been pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in psychological and social sciences. He was scheduled to graduate Friday. We have also added a picture of Varughese that was posted on a Facebook memorial page.

Condolences can be sent to:

Ann Varughese and Family
863 Oakfield Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Here is our original report:

A Penn State student was shot dead in Philadelphia late Monday afternoon nearby Temple University, according to a report from NBC Philadelphia.

The 23-year-old student, whose name has not yet been released, was sitting on the stoop of his girlfriend’s house with her and a couple other friends around 5:00 p.m. yesterday when a man walked up and asked for keys to the student’s red Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle. When the student refused, he was shot three times in the chest and face with a revolver.

We will update this story with more information as it comes in.

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