Man, 29, dead, another injured in Point Breeze neighborhood shooting

Philadelphia Shooting – Authorities say a 29-year-old was shot to death and another hospitalized Friday afternoon following an incident in the city’s Point Breeze neighborhood in South Philadelphia.

According to the Philadelphia Police Department, the incident happened at approximately 2:30 p.m. on the 1700 block of Point Breeze Avenue. Responding officers located a man identified only to be 29-year-old suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot at the scene. The unidentified man was transported to Methodist Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

He succumbed to his injuries at about 4:30 p.m. a second victim, a man 39-year-old was shot twice in the back. He was transported to Presbyterian Hospital in a private vehicle where he was listed in a critical but stable condition.

Point Breeze shooting

Investigators say no weapons have been recovered and no possible suspect(s) were immediately identified. The investigation is ongoing.

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