Philadelphia man answering door fatally shot through peephole (VIDEO)

A Philadelphia man who was answering the door was fatally shot through the peephole Sunday night.

The 29-year-old victim was checking to see who was at the door when at least two shots rang out. He was struck once in the face and was declared dead at the scene, NBC reports.

Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said there were other family members present during the shooting, but it doesn’t appear anyone else was injured.

It is believed the shooter had an accomplice and both men fled on foot. Authorities are still searching for the at large suspects.

[ NBC ]