Police investigate 2 fatal shootings in Philly

Dan Wing
January 16, 2019 - 6:37 am

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating a pair of deadly shootings in the city Tuesday night. 

Police were called to the area of North 6th Street and West Clearfield Avenue in the Fairhill section shortly before 9 p.m. for a reported shooting. The victim, believed to be in his late teens or early 20s, was found on a sidewalk suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

This followed a reported shooting in Point Breeze less than two hours earlier. Police found a man in his late 20s or early 30s near 20th Street and Snyder Avenue with a gunshot wound to his head. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital. 

No arrests were made in either of the shootings.