1 dead in 2 shootings on same North Philadelphia street

GERMANTOWN - June 27, 2013

Both shootings happened within hours apart on the 3000 block of Germantown Avenue.

Police were called to that location just before 9:00 p.m. where they found a 19-year-old male lying on the ground unconscious with two gunshot wounds to the head - shot from point-blank range.

The victim was rushed to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the victim was also armed with a semi-automatic weapon.

Then around 12:20 a.m. police returned to the street to find a 38-year-old man shot in the chest.

He was rushed to Temple University Hospital in critical condition.

Police are trying to determine if the 38-year-old victim was on the street with friends starting a memorial for the 19-year-old victim when he was shot.

Several witnesses were taken to the police station for questioning.

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