1 dead in West Oak Lane double shooting

March 27, 2013 9:58:19 AM PDT
Police say one person is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

According to investigators, it was around 5:20 a.m. when three men were exiting the rear of a home in the 6800 block of Ogontz Avenue.

That is when someone opened fire, hitting two of the men.

One of the victims, said to be between the ages 40 and 50, was pronounced dead at the scene having sustained gunshot wounds to the upper torso.

The second victim, 57-years-old, was shot in the leg and transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

There is no word yet on who shot them or why.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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