A woman comforts a friend of the victims as police investigate a shooting incident that left a young woman dead and a man wounded early Tuesday morning in Northeast Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
According to police, officers responded to the 2800 block of Sebring Street at 1:35 a.m. for a report of gunshots. They found an 18-year-old woman in the living room who had been fatally wounded and a 23-year-old man suffering from a shotgun wound to the abdomen.
Police said that the wounded man was taken to the Aria Health Torresdale Campus, where he was listed in very critical condition.
NBC10 is reporting that police believe they know the identity of the shooter and are actively trying to track him down.
Editor’s note: We are tracking reports of three people who were killed and four more who were wounded is shooting incidents reported across Philadelphia overnight. Check in for a complete report later today.
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