Man shot to death inside North Philadelphia home, wife critically injured

Authorities say one weapon was recovered at the home.

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Friday, June 9, 2023
Man found shot to death in North Philly home, wife critically injured
Police say the husband was pronounced dead at the scene and the wife was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Both had been shot in the head.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man was killed and his wife was critically injured after a shooting inside a North Philadelphia home, police say.

The couple was found in a second-floor bedroom on the 3100 block of North 28th Street around 7:47 a.m. Friday.

Police say the 39-year-old male had been shot once in the head. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

His 43-year-old wife was also shot in the head. She was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition.

Authorities say one weapon was recovered at the home.

Police have not released the names of the man and woman.

The circumstances of this shooting remain under investigation.

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