West Philadelphia

Ex-lover shoots woman and her new beau in West Philly, police say

Two people were hurt when a jilted ex-boyfriend shot into a West Philly home where his ex-girlfriend was with her new lover on Monday night, police said

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Two people were hurt when an angry ex-boyfriend shot into his ex-girlfriend's home from the street in West Philly on Monday night, police said.

According to law enforcement officials, the incident happened at about 11:30 p.m. on Monday, when a man -- who police said was believed to be the ex-boyfriend of the female victim -- shot from outside the property into a home along the unit block of Peach Street, near Market Street in West Philadelphia.

Two people in the home, a 39-year-old woman who police believe was the suspected shooter's ex-girlfriend and her new 40-year-old boyfriend, were injured in the incident, officials said.

The woman was shot in the shoulder and, police said, she has been listed in stable condition, however, the man was struck in the neck and is listed in critical condition.

As of about 7:30 a.m., police had not provided further information on any of the individuals involved in this incident.

Also, law enforcement officials said no arrests have yet been made and no weapon has been recovered.

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However, police officials said an investigation is ongoing.

This is a breaking news story. It will be updated as new information becomes available.

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