1 Dead in Southwest Philly Double Shooting

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Thursday, Sep 5, 2013  |  Updated 4:46 AM EDT
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1 Dead in Southwest Philly Double Shooting

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Two men in their 20s were shot tonight in a Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood, one of those men died.

Police on the scene tell NBC10 they are checking surveillance video in the area of 61st and Buist Avenue.

The shooting happened just before 10:00 p.m. Police say a 22-year-old man was shot in the back of the head and shoulder. He was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he died overnight.

The second man, who is 24 years old, was shot in the buttocks. He's listed in stable condition.

Police also say that two stray bullets hit the window of a nearby house. The woman living inside was not hurt.

The gunman drove off in what's believed to be a dark-colored Ford Crown Victoria.

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