2 teens injured, man killed in Southwest Philadelphia triple shooting

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Philadelphia police were investigating a triple shooting Monday night that injured two teenagers.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police were investigating a Monday night triple shooting that injured two teenagers and killed a man.

According to police, the shooting happened at about 9:45 p.m., near the intersection of 51st Street and Chester Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.

Officers responded to a radio call for "person with a gun" and found Semaj Carter, 21, inside a black Mercedes suffering from a gunshot wound to the back.

Police took Cater to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at about 10:15 p.m.

Police also found two teens, who they believer were connected to the shooting, suffering from gunshot wounds in a dark-colored Buick near 52 and Pine streets.

A 17-year-old male had been shot in the face and was also taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

A 14-year old had been shot in the chest. He was taken to CHOP, where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.