Innocent Woman Killed in S. Philly Shootout

The woman, 45, was walking home when she got caught in a shootout between two men. She collapsed on her front porch and died

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A woman who was walking home was caught in a shootout between two men in South Philadelphia on Friday and killed.

Police say the two men were firing at each other and fired off about 18 shots.

The woman was hit, ran up on her porch and collapsed.

One of the men, 22, was hospitalized. He was shot four times in the arm. During their late afternoon news conference, police said he was in critical condition and that one of the guns has been recovered.

The shooting happened around 2:45 p.m. in the 300 block of S. Corlies Street at the intersection of Dickinson Street, according to police. But the entire shootout ran the length of three blocks, police say, and was a very dangerous situation because kids were out playing.

Police are searching for the second gunman.


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