Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small examines a sidewalk memorial near the scene of a double shooting that left one man dead and another hospitalized Tuesday night in the Harrowgate section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
According to police, officers found victims as they responded to intersection of H and Russell Streets for reports of gunshots shortly before 9 p.m.
Police said that a man in his late 20s was shot in the chest and a 29-year-old man was shot in the right leg, according to a philly.com report. CBS3 reported that both victims were rushed to Temple University Hospital, where one victim was pronounced dead and the second was listed in stable condition.
Slideshow: Police investigate shooting scene in Harrowgate. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.[slideshow_deploy id=’14688′]
Police said that a stray bullet struck a nearby home with a family including four children inside, but that nobody was injured, according to NBC10. Police said they found a total of 12 shell casings at the scene, according to a 6ABC report.
As we reported earlier, Temple University Police found another shooting victim overnight. Check yesterday’s headlines for more incidents: #GunCrisis: Philadelphia regional update for Tuesday, 11.05.13
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