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Shooting in Frankford Leaves 2 Hurt & Leads to Barricade

A shooting at a Frankford intersection left two people hurt and led to a barricade at a nearby home, Philadelphia Police tell NBC10.

As many as eight shots were fired at a man and woman at Pratt and Akron Streets around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, police said. Both people were hit and drove to Pratt and Roosevelt Boulevard for help. They were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment.

When police responded, they believed the shooter had barricaded himself in a home along the 5200 block of Akron Street and set up a perimeter outside.

Officers eventually persuaded a man to leave the house and they conducted a search inside, police said. One person was taken into custody for questioning, but investigators are not sure if they are involved.

The investigation is ongoing.

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