Two men killed in West Philadelphia triple shooting Sunday night

Media Street Triple Shooting Double HomicidePolice search a foggy crime scene after three men were wounded — two fatally — in a shooting incident Sunday night in the Carroll Park section of West Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Media Street Triple Shooting Double HomicideAccording to investigators, police responded to reports of gunfire at about 8 p.m. in the area of North Felton and Media Streets. Finding no victims, they checked nearby hospitals and located three wounded men at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Montgomery County.

One 24-year-old man had been shot several times and was pronounced dead a short time later. A second 24-year-old man suffered chest and torso wounds, and died later Sunday night. The third victim, a 22-year-old man, was reported in stable condition with a leg wound.

Slideshow: Police investigate triple shooting. Photographs by Joseph Kaczmarek.

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Crime scene investigators located at least eleven fired shell casings in the street. CBS3, 6ABC, NBC10, Fox29 and Philly.com also have reports.

As we previously reported, two men were killed, a woman was critically wounded and two children were shot in Philadelphia during 12-hour gun violence outbreak which ended early Sunday morning.

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