Two killed in separate North Phila. shootings

Two men were killed and another was injured in separate shootings Monday afternoon, police said.

In the first, police responded to a shooting on Huntingdon Street near 11th in North Philadelphia around 1:30 p.m. and found two men shot, according to spokeswoman Officer Jillian Russell. Police said a 35-year-old man who was shot several times in the abdomen was taken to Temple University Hospital by medics, where he was pronounced dead at 2:07 p.m. The second victim, a 26-year-old man, was shot once in the left shoulder. He was also taken to Temple and listed in stable condition.

Less than an hour later, at 2:11 p.m., police said, an 18-year-old man was found shot several times in the chest outside on Silver Street near 26th in North Philadelphia. He was taken to Temple by medics and pronounced dead at 2:33 p.m.

Homicide detectives were just beginning to investigate both shootings around 3:30 p.m., an officer in the Homicide Unit said. No arrests had been made in either shooting, and additional information about the incidents was not immediately available.

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