2 dead, 1 injured in West Philadelphia shootings

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Police are investigating two murders on the same West Philadelphia street. (WPVI)

Two men are dead and another hospitalized after three separate shootings in West Philadelphia, police say.

The first shooting happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday on the 1200 block of North Redfield Street.

Police discovered 57-year-old Seth Fassett down on the street with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The second shooting happened around 7:50 p.m. also on North Redfield Street.

The victim, identified as 23-year-old Naeem Garfield, had sustained a gunshot wound to the head.

He was transported by officers to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he later died.

Minutes later a second man was shot in the head at 60th and Manning streets.

It happened around 8 p.m.

The victim, believed to be approximately 20-years-old, was also taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

No arrests have been made in any of the shootings.

Police have not made any mention if these shootings are connected.
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