One man killed, another wounded in separate shootings early Monday in Kensington

Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting early Monday on East Ontario Street. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

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Two men were wounded — one fatally — in separate shootings reported about one hour and two miles apart overnight in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.

A 27-year-old man was shot to death just before 2:30 a.m. on East Ontario Street near Kensington Avenue in the Harrogate section of Kensington. Medics rushed him to Temple University Hospital but he did not survive.

According to 6ABC, a woman told police she went out and found her boyfriend shot in the head after he had gone to the store but did not return. Several stray bullets struck nearby homes during the incident, according to a CBS3 report.

A 26-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Temple after he was shot in the hand around 3:45 a.m. on North Water Street near Indiana Avenue and Front Street in Kensington.

Five men were wounded — one fatally — in separate shootings we reported across Philadelphia one night earlier.

Posted by Jim MacMillan.


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