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1 dead, 2 hospitalized after shooting in Philadelphia's Kingsessing neighborhood

Digital Brief: Jan. 26, 2024 (AM)
Digital Brief: Jan. 26, 2024 (AM) 03:18

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A man is dead and two more people are recovering after, what officials believe was a robbery attempt, turned triple shooting in Philadelphia's Kingsessing neighborhood Friday evening, police said.

Police said the shooting happened just before 7:30 p.m. on the 5600 block of Pentridge Street. 

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Officials said when they arrived, they found a 28-year-old man with gunshot wounds on his face and neck unresponsive on the front porch. They then took him to Penn Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at around 7:34 p.m.

A 55-year-old woman was shot once in the arm and the chest, police said. Officials took her to the hospital where she is recovering. 

The third victim was a 36-year-old man who, police said, was shot in the chest, groin and arm. Officials said he is also in stable condition. 

No weapons have been recovered and no arrests have been made in connection to the crime. 

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Philadelphia Police Department's Homicide Unit at (215) 686-3334. There is a $20,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. 

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