Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Two killed in separate shootings

Two men were killed in separate shootings in the city tonight.

Two killed in separate shootings

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Two men were killed in separate shootings in the city tonight.  Police spokesman Lt. Frank Vanore said an unidentified man was shot in the head inside a corner store at 16th adn Bristol streets in Nicetown shortly before 7:30 p.m. He died at the scene a short while later. No arrests were made, but a weapon was recovered at the scene. Vanore said investigators are reviewing surveillance footage from inside the store.

A 17-year-old man was shot twice in the back on Hurley Street near Courtland in Feltonville shortly before 8:40 p.m., Vanore said. The victim died at Temple University Hospital at 9:11 p.m. Police had no suspects or motives.

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