Overnight gun violence leaves two dead, three wounded across Philadelphia

44th Street Double Shooting / HomicideNeighbors look on as police investigate the scene of a double shooting that left one man dead on 44th Street just south of Market Street in West Philadelphia late Monday night. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

44th Street Double Shooting / HomicideThe 20-year-old man was pronounced dead on location with a chest wound and medics rushed a a second victim — a 30-year-old man — to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was reported in stable condition.

According to investigators, two different caliber shell casings were found at the scene. According to a 6ABC report, the surviving victim was shot in the arm.

As we reported earlier, a 36-year-old woman was shot in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia Monday night and a 25-year-old man as shot in Crescentville Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

Shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday, a 46-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene after he was shot multiple times on North Lawrence Street, near West Cambria Street in the Fairhill section of the city.

6ABC reports that the victim was a construction worker on his way to a job. Police told NBC10 that the victim was shot multiple times in the face, head and body.

44th Street Double Shooting / Homicide

The five latest shooting victims bring the total reported this month in Philadelphia to 54. View Philadelphia shooting victim reports for June, 2013 in a larger map.

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