Man Killed, Woman and Teen Hurt in North Philadelphia Triple Shooting

A man is dead and a woman and teenage girl hospitalized after a triple shooting in North Philadelphia Friday night, police said.

The shooting happened around 8:45 p.m. along 9th Street near Somerset.

Police said at least 11 shots were fired.


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A 64-year-old man was hit once in the back and later died, police said. A 48-year-old woman was shot in the chest and is hospitalized at Temple University Hospital in critical condition.

The teen, a 15-year-old girl, was grazed in the buttocks, police said. She is listed in stable condition.

Police aren't yet sure of a motive or who the intended target may have been.

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