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1 dead, 1 injured after double shooting in Queen Village: police

Police identify 19-year-old killed in Queen Village double shooting
Police identify 19-year-old killed in Queen Village double shooting 00:19

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A double shooting in Philadelphia's Queen Village has left a 19-year-old dead and another in the hospital Thursday evening. Police say the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m.

On Friday, police identified the teen as Kyier Ladson of South Philadelphia.

Philadelphia police say they've found more than 75 shell casings following the double shooting.

One neighbor shared with us how it all unfolded. That neighbor was frightened for her safety and didn't go on camera.

She told CBS News Philadelphia the usually quiet neighborhood quickly turned to chaos, describing how she heard rounds of gunfire while seeing people, including kids, running and dropping to the ground to avoid being hit.

"We're going to have additional police presence in the area for a while," Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

Dozens of shell casings covered the corner of Montrose and South Third.

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Police say they found a 19-year-old who was shot multiple times. Officers rushed him to the hospital where he later died.

Investigators say a second 19-year-old victim showed up at the hospital where he is now in stable condition.

"We believe he may have been the intended target since he struck multiple times by gunfire. The other 19-year-old who was hit one time in the leg possibly could be struck by stray gunfire," Small said.

Chief Inspector Small says neither of the young men lived in the area.

No weapons were recovered at the scene but he says detectives are looking at ballistic evidence to identify two different guns used.

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"We don't know what they were doing in the area of Third and Montrose and we don't know if they were together when they were struck," Small said.

During the shooting, police say five houses, some empty, others with families home, were also struck by gunfire. Officials say four cars were hit too.

"We're very lucky that, although five properties were struck by gunfire where the bullets actually went into the windows no one in these properties was struck by gunfire," Small said.

As the investigation continues, detectives are working to figure out if a silver sedan seen leaving the area was involved in the shooting.

Police also say several private surveillance cameras captured the incident.

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