Mom, boyfriend gunned down in front of kid in Kensington

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An 11-year-old boy witnessed the shooting deaths of his mother and her boyfriend in Kensington on Tuesday night.
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A child watched as his mother and her boyfriend were shot to death in Kensington late Tuesday.

Both victims were shot multiple times at close range in the double homicide on the 200 block of East Gurney Street about 11:30 p.m.

The victims sustained several gunshot wounds to the upper torso. The boy, who was seated in the backseat of a parked car, was not injured.

Police were not identifying the victims as of Wednesday morning about 8:30, but did say the man was 39 years old and the woman 31.

The gunman was last seen running south on the 2800 block of Swanson Street. A description is not yet available.


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