2 dead in fatal shooting

June 22, 2009 4:39:06 AM PDT
Philadelphia Police are investigating a double shooting with deadly results.The incident happened in the 2200 block North Wanamaker Street shortly before 8:00 p.m. Sunday night.

Two women, a 31-year-old and a 55-year-old, were shot.

The 31-year-old woman died at the scene.

The 55-year-old woman was shot in the head and was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where she was later pronounced dead.

Authorities say there was a domestic dispute between the 55-year-old woman and her husband, a 60-year-old man.

Police say the husband showed up at the home and allegedly shot the 55-year-old and when he attempted to flee, the 31-year-old tried to stop him and he then shot her.

The man was apprehended about a block away from the home. He is now in custody and expected to be charged with both murders.

The names of the victims and suspect are not yet being released.

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