Triple shooting leaves one dead in North Philadelphia

January 1, 2013 9:08:39 AM PST
Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and two others wounded in North Philadelphia.

It happened at 3:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of West Venango Street.

Officers arrived to find three men suffering from gunshot wounds.

A 23-year-old man was shot in the chest. He was taken to Temple University Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

A 22-year-old man had been shot twice in the chest and once in the foot. Medics took him to Temple in critical condition.

Another 22-year-old man was shot in the foot and taken to Einstein Hospital in stable condition.

The search for suspects and a motive is underway.


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