Deadly Shooting in West Mt. Airy

Police are on the scene of a double shooting in West Mt. Airy. One person is dead and another is injured.

Friday, Jul 27, 2012  |  Updated 10:11 PM EDT
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Deadly Shooting in West Mt. Airy

NBC10 Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police investigate a deadly shooting on E. Sharpnack Street in West Mt. Airy on Friday night.

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Two people were shot Friday evening along the 200 block of E. Sharpnack Street in the West Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, according to Philadelphia Police.

A 23-year-old man was shot several times and pronounced dead at Einstein Hospital. A 26-year-old man is in extremely critical condition at Einstein.

Investigators told NBC10 a weapon was recovered at the scene and a suspect was taken into custody on Rosemary Street.

NBC10 crews are on the scene gathering more information.

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