Two homicides within an hour in Philadelphia early Wednesday

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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Philadelphia police said a man was shot execution style outside of his Southwest Philadelphia home early Wednesday.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Two men were fatally shot within an hour of each other in separate incidents in Philadelphia early Wednesday.

The first incident happened around 1:20 a.m. on the 5300 block of Willows Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.

Police said officers found a man who was shot outside of his house. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

So far there is no word on suspects or a motive in the shooting.

Just a short time later, a woman walking down a North Philadelphia street found a man suffering from a gunshot wound lying in a parking lot.

The discovery was made around 2 a.m. in the 3100 block of Rosewood Street.

Police responded to find a 29-year-old man shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

So far there is no word on a suspect or a motive for this shooting.

Anyone with information on either of these incidents is asked to contact the police.