Man, woman shot in South Philadelphia

Philadelphia crime scene
Police are investigating a double shooting in South Philadelphia on Thursday night. Credit: Metro file photo

A man remained in critical condition Friday morning after he and a woman were shot in South Philadelphia late Thursday night.

The shooting occurred at 7th and McKean streets just before 11:30 p.m., according to Philadelphia police.

Officers working in the area heard gunshots and found two shooting victims in the area a short time later.

Both victims live in South Philadelphia.

The 23-year-old male victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his head and body, according to police. He was found laying in the roadway.

The 22-year-old woman had been shot twice in her leg. Police found her in an abandoned lot just north of where the male victim was located.

Both victims were rushed to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. The female victim was in stable condition Friday morning.


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