One man died and another was critically wounded during a shooting that left them both sprawled out on a sidewalk outside a North Philadelphia apartment complex.
Police responded to the gunfire on the 1500 block of Allegheny Avenue around 11:47 p.m., Philadelphia Police Department Cpt. Frank Llewellyn said. Both victims, a 21-year-old and a 19-year-old, were shot multiple times in the chest.
Responding officers rushed both to Temple University Hospital, Llewellyn said. The 21-year-died while the other man remains in critical condition.
A man on the scene could be seen weeping as he dropped to his knees upon learning of the death of the 21-year-old. His relation to the victims was not clear, but two people helped prop him up as he repeatedly cried, "Oh my God."
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It was unclear what sparked the shooting as police searched for suspects.