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September 02, 2015

1 dead, 1 injured in double shooting in West Philadelphia

Shootings Investigations
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One man is dead and another is injured after gunfire broke out Tuesday night in West Philadelphia, CBSPhilly reports.

The shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. at 62nd and Market streets.

According to police, a 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police said a 36-year-old man, who was also taken to the hospital after being shot in the hip, is listed in stable condition.

Twenty-one spent shell casings were found at the scene and three semi-automatic handguns were used, according to police.

Officials said they are searching for at least two shooters. The motive remains unknown.