1 dead, 1 wounded in a double shooting in Philadelphia


A man was killed and a woman was injured in a shooting in East Philadelphia this morning.

Police responded to shooting Plot No. 800 from East Washington Lane at around 7:15 am.

Upon arrival, they found a 27-year-old black man who had been shot in the back, neck, chest, and head. He was transferred to the Albert Einstein Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 7:25 am.

A second victim, a black woman between the ages of 25 and 30, was hit by a single bullet in the right eye. Police also took her to Albert Einstein Medical Center where she is currently listed in stable condition.

The scene held out, and no one was arrested or found to be a weapon. The investigation is active and ongoing with the Homicide Investigation Department.


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