Gunman Kills Teen on Philly Street

A teen died on a North Philadelphia street overnight and a man, bleeding profusely, dipped into a house after gunfire rang out.

The 18-year-old and 37-year-old were shot right outside their homes along N Darien Street near Lehigh Avenue around 11:25 p.m. Wednesday, said Philadelphia Police.

Medics pronounced the teen – who was shot in the head – dead at the scene. Others medics rushed the man – who had darted into a home after being shot – to Temple University Hospital in stable condition with two gunshot wounds to his stomach.

It appeared the gunman targeted his victims, shooting the teen three times at point blank range said police.

No word yet on suspects in this shooting.

Another man died along Pike Street in the city’s Nicetown section overnight. Officers found the man dead under a pickup truck, said police. It appeared he had gone about 75 feet as he tried to escape the shooting.

Anyone with information on either homicide is asked to contact Philadelphia Police.

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