Three people killed in Lawncrest in execution-style shootings

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Philadelphia police are investigating a triple murder after the bodies of three men were found inside a Lawncrest home Thursday.
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Three men in their 20s were found shot to death inside a home in the Lawncrest section of Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday.

Philadelphia police say two of the three victims were tied up and shot in their heads on the first floor of a home on the 6300 block of Martin Mills Road, NBC10 reported. The third victim was found inside a second-floor bedroom, also dead from a gunshot wound to his head.

All three men were killed with a semiautomatic gun in what were described as execution-style shootings, according to the report.

The home was ransacked.

Police were called to the home about 3:15 p.m. after a woman reported hearing screams.



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