2 killed in Overbrook triple shooting identified

January 6, 2014 11:44:45 AM PST
Two people are dead and another person was hospitalized after a triple shooting in Overbrook.

It was around 8:00 p.m. Sunday when someone opened fire on three men sitting in a vehicle parked on the 6200 block of Media Street.

Police arrived to learn that the victims had been transported to Lankenau Hospital by a private vehicle.

24-year-old Karon Bailey from the 5200 block of West Jefferson Street suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

A second 24-year-old male, identified by police as Basir Amaker from the 5600 block of Elliot Street, was shot in the chest.

The third victim, a 22-year-old male, was shot in the right thigh.

Bailey and Amaker later died from their injuries.

There is no word on a motive or any arrests at this time as police continue to investigate.


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