PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating after a shooting left a campaign worker dead on Monday afternoon.
It happened around 4:11 p.m. on the 2000 block of Church Lane in the city's Ogontz section.
Police say a 46-year-old man was shot one time. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The victim has not been identified, but police tell Action News that the shooting involved two campaign workers who were handing out political flyers.
Police say a 46-year-old worker pulled a gun on a 22-year-old worker who was also armed.
The 22-year-old then shot the man, according to investigators.
"We believe they were working on the same team, handing out the same flyers," said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small.
Officers say two handguns were recovered at the scene.
Multiple witnesses are also cooperating with investigators to determine what exactly led up to the shooting.
With one week until primary elections, the two men reportedly canvassed the area of Church Lane on behalf of the group One PA.
Founded in 2011, the group describes itself as a multiracial and multi-issue membership organization.
In a statement, a representative from One PA confirmed one of their team members lost their life:
"Today, a One PA team member tragically lost their life. We are heartbroken, and our condolences and sympathy are with their family. We are mourning this senseless loss, and continuing to gather the facts and investigate what happened."
Further details on the shooting and the identities of those involved have not been released.
Police the 22-year-old man who fired the gun remained at the scene and is cooperating with police.
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