Police ID women shot and killed in truck in North Philadelphia

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Victims ID'd in double murder. Brian Taff reports during Action News at 4:30 p.m. on July 13, 2017. (WPVI)

Police have released the identities of two women shot and killed as they sat in a car in North Philadelphia.

Police say 35-year-old Lylliana Mendoza and 19-year-old Asla Marie Torres were inside a red pickup truck in the 3000 block of Lawrence Street when each was fatally shot in the head.

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Police: Women shot, killed in possible mistaken identity case. Monica Malpass reports during Action News at 5 p.m. on July 12, 2017.


It happened early Wednesday morning.

Police have not yet made any arrests nor have they indicated what the motive may have been.

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