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Police Investigate N. Phila Afternoon Shootings that Killed Two

Incidents occurred less than an hour apart and two miles away.

Police are investigating two separate shootings that wounded one and killed two in North Philadelphia this afternoon.

Officers responded to the 1100 block of West Huntingdon Street around 1:30 p.m. and found two men shot. One victim, 35, was shot multiple times in the abdomen and pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital shortly after 2 p.m. The second, 26, was shot in the shoulder and taken to Temple in stable condition.

Less than an hour later and two miles away, police responded to the 2500 block of Silver Street and found a man, 18, shot multiple times in the chest. He was pronounced dead at Temple shortly after 2:30 p.m.

Police have not yet made any arrests in either case.

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