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Mail carrier caught in gun fight, police say

A 31-year-old mail carrier was forced to duck and take cover during a gun fight in North Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, according to police.

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A 31-year-old mail carrier was forced to duck and take cover during a gun fight in North Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, according to police.

Shots rang out around 4:30 p.m. at 6th and Turner Streets while the carrier delivered mail to homes along the 1600 block of North 6th Street, police said.

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The mail person ran for cover at the start of the gun fire, which also resulted in a stray bullet breaking through a window of a neighboring home. Police said the shooters used semi-automatic handguns.

No injuries were reported.

Police said that the investigation into what started the cross fire continues.

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