Double Shootings in Philadelphia Kill 2, Wound 2

Two double shootings in separate Philadelphia neighborhoods overnight left two people dead and two others wounded.

Police responded to 18th and Tasker streets, in South Philadelphia's Point Breeze neighborhood, about 11:15 p.m. They said two men were shot there. One died and the other suffered injuries that left him in critical condition.

Police have not released the victims' identities or said what they believe motivated that shooting. No arrests were made.

A shooting late Saturday night left one man dead and another critically wounded near 18th and Tasker streets in South Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood. So far, police say they haven’t made any arrests.

Earlier in the night, police in Northeast Philadelphia responded to the corner of Devereaux and Ditman streets, in Wissinoming. There, they found a silver Nissan crashed and a man slumped over the steering wheel, dead of a gunshot wound, according to authorities. A second person in the car was wounded but survived, police said. Police say they believe an argument may have led to that shooting.

No arrests have been reported in that shooting.

Both deadly shootings remain under investigation by homicide detectives.

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