Man shot, killed on way to celebrate daughter's birthday

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A man planning to celebrate his child's first birthday was gunned down early Sunday morning on 18th Street in the northeast.

Police say they responded to a call for a robbery and found the man on the ground with gunshot wounds.

He was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Friends say he was going to celebrate his child's birthday later in the day.

Neighbors in the area told FOX 5 that they are concerned with the escalating violence. They say they remember the victim as a good man, a father, and said that he was planning on celebrating his daughter's first birthday later in the day.

Police say the victim was shot multiple times and, at this time, have no motive or suspect description.