Shooter opens fire on two men in a car Wednesday night, not far from an afternoon murder scene

Shattered glass, bullet holes and blood stains mark the victims’ car after a shooter opened fire on two men in a public housing complex in the East Falls section of Philadelphia late Wednesday night. Photos by Tom Kelly IV for More photos from this incident:

Crime scene tape from an afternoon homicide was still strewn across a nearby lawn when police returned to investigate the second incident, according to


6ABC reported that a 29-year-old victim was rushed by police to Temple University Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition. A second man, who police say suffered cuts from shattered glass as a result of the shooting, was also taken to Temple.



Police told NBC10 that they men were sitting in a car near Defense Terrace and Berkeley Drive when a gunman approached the vehicle and opened fire hitting a 29-year-old in the head.

Investigators say the men drove to a nearby gas station.

6ABC also reported on the earlier incident where police officers arrived to find a a 33-year-old man shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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