After Fight, Man Accidentally Shoots Brother's Girlfriend: Police

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    An argument between two brothers led to an accidental shooting in Kensington.

    A woman wound up shot after she got caught in the middle of a fight between two brothers in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood last night.

    The shooting began as a fistfight between two brothers around 11 p.m. Sunday, according to Philadelphia Police.

    After the fight, the younger brother went to his girlfriend’s house along the 200 block of E Tioga Street, police said.

    The man’s 33-year-old brother showed up at the house a short time later looking for his 28-year-old sibling.

    The older brother then allegedly opened fire on his brother but missed -- striking the younger man’s girlfriend three times, according to police.

    The 22-year-old woman was rushed to temple University Hospital in stable condition.

    The alleged shooter -- who was recently released from prison -- fled the scene, according to police.

    Authorities didn’t identify any of the people involved.