A police officer looks over the crime scene after a man and a woman were shot on McKean Street near 7th Street in South Philadelphia late Thursday night. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
According to police, patrol officers found the victims after hearing gunshots in the area at about 11:30 p.m. The man had been shot several times in the head and the woman had been shot once in the torso. Both victims are 22 years old and were rushed by police to Jefferson University Hospital.
Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said that investigators had located eight 10 mm shell casings on the street. Police are reviewing surveillance cameras in the area, according to a report at 6ABC.