Three dead in late-night shootings in Chester

Three people were killed in two separate shootings in Chester. Credit: Google Images
Three people were killed in two separate shootings in Chester.
Credit: Google Images

Three people died in two separate shootings late Monday in Chester.

Two people were killed by gunfire on the 1300 block of West Seventh Street about 11:25 p.m., The Delaware County Daily Times reports.

Police found an 18-year-old man dead at the scene. A 22-year-old man was pronounced dead at Crozer-Chester Medical Center a short time later.

The second fatal shooting happened about 40 minutes later, in the city’s Sun Village section, where a 20-year-old man died of a gunshot wound to his head.

Police found the man in the driver’s seat of a car that had crashed into several parked vehicles on the 900 block of McDowell Avenue. Police responded to reports of as many as 40 gunshots, the paper reports.


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