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Gunman Shoots Teen, Woman Inside Philadelphia Apartment

A teen boy and a woman wound up hospitalized after a gunman shot them following a fight inside a Philadelphia apartment complex.

Police responded to Building A at the Monte Vista apartment complex on North 63rd Street around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday where they found a 25-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy inside both suffering from gunshot wounds to the thigh. They were both taken to Penn Presbyterian Hospital in critical but stable condition, said said Lt. John Walker of the Southwest Detectives.

"There was some type of fight inside the building earlier today," said Walker. "At some point someone called someone and a male showed up... entered the apartment gets into some sort of argument with the female, shoots her, shoots the 15-year-old."

The unidentified man then left the building and fled southbound on 63rd Street in a dark-colored Chevy Impala.

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Gunfire also rang out overnight along Bouvier Street in North Philadelphia where a 25-year-old man was shot twice in each leg and left in critical condition, said police.

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