Brothers killed in East Mt. Airy shooting ID'd

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The two brothers who were shot and killed in the East Mounty Airy neighborhood in Philadelphia have been identified. (WPVI)

The two brothers who were shot and killed in the East Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia have been identified.

Samir Yelberton, 23, and Raheem Martin, 24, died after the shooting around 10:50 p.m. Thursday on the 400 block of East Upsal Street.

"I was asleep. I just heard gunshots and I dropped my kids to the floor and I laid on top of them. We didn't look out the windows. We just laid flat," said Sherene Waller, a mother of four.

Investigators say the gunfire erupted after a loud argument overheard near the corner of East Upsal and Boyer.

"They just moved in, like, a month ago," said neighbor Sherene Waller.

Police say the two bothers did have records for minor drug arrests. They're searching for surveillance video, but have no serious leads on the two males seen fleeing the scene.

"At this time we don't have a motive for the shooting, nor do we have any identified suspects," said Lt. Norman Davenport.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia police.

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