Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Two killed in separate shootings

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

Two killed in separate shootings

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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