Investigators gather at the scene after a shooting incident left one man dead and another critically wounded inside a home Wednesday night on West Wishart Street, near 2nd Street and Allegheny Avenue in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
According to investigators, responding police officers found a 37-year-old man on the first floor, suffering from hand, face and chest wounds, and rushed him to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition
On the second floor, police said they found a 48-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead by medics at the scene.
Police told the Philadelphia Daily News that the men were roommates and that initial evidence suggested the incident was an attempted murder-suicide.
Gun violence left two men dead and three more criticality wounded from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning in Philadelphia. As we previously reported, police found a fatally wounded 29-year-old man earlier Wednesday night in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city. Check in later for more details.
Combined with incidents we previously covered, the Gun Crisis Reporting Project has now tracked shooting incidents which have left six dead and 11 wounded so far this month in Philadelphia.
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