Man killed, woman critically wounded at 5th and Roosevelt overnight

Above: Philadelphia Police investigate the scene after two people were shot late Saturday night. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

A 43-year-old man was killed and a 31-year-old woman was critically wounded in a double shooting reported shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of North 5th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard. Responding Philadelphia Police officers rushed both victims to Temple University Hospital but the man was pronounced dead early Sunday with multiple gunshot wounds. The woman was shot twice.

Reports from 6ABC and NBC10 describe the confrontation as an incident of road rage and says that a suspect was taken into custody.

UpdateFamily members identified the victim as 43-year-old Todd Riley – a father of two, according to 6ABC:

5th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard Shooting

A family walks past the shooting scene at North 5th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard. The sprawling underpass intersection joins the neighborhoods of Feltonville, Hunting Park and Olney. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Posted by Jim MacMillan.


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