Two men shot, one fatally, near sidewalk memorial Tuesday night in Harrowgate

H Street Double Shooting / HomicidePhiladelphia 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.

H Street Double Shooting / Homicide

A trajectory rod marks the path of a stray bullet that entered a home at the crime scene.

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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