Two shot in Elmwood, one critically wounded

Police were investigating a double shooting in Southwest Philly’s Elmwood section late Sunday night.

Shots rang out near on Paschall Avenue near 67th Street at 11:26 p.m., police said, and a 26-year-old man suffering two gunshot wounds to the chest was found on Paschall near 66th Street. The second victim, a 24-year-old man, was found on Linmore Avenue near 67th Street about a block away. He was shot in the right arm and left side of his buttocks, police said.

Both were rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where the 26-year-old victim was in critical condition and the 24-year-old was stable.

Police were still investigating the shooting early Monday morning, and no arrests were made as of early Monday.

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