Woman shot during dispute between boyfriend, his brother in Kensington

A 22-year-old woman was shot in Kensington on Sunday when her boyfriend's brother opened fire at her home. Credit: Google Images
A 22-year-old woman was shot in Kensington on Sunday when her boyfriend’s brother opened fire at her home.
Credit: Google Images

A 22-year-old woman is in stable condition after she was shot several times in Kensington following a fight between two brothers, one of whom is her boyfriend.

The incident began as a fistfight between the two men about 11 p.m., NBC10 reported. The 22-year-old victim was shot when the older brother tracked his younger brother to her home, on the 200 block of East Tioga Street.

Philadelphia police believe the 33-year-old man tried to shoot his 28-year-old brother but missed, instead striking the 22-year-old woman three times. She was rushed to Temple University Hospital for treatment.

The alleged shooter, a recent parolee, fled the scene on foot. There was no word on an arrest.



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