Woman killed, man critical after being shot inside cars in 2 Philly shootings

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A woman is dead and a man is in critical condition following two Philadelphia shootings in which the gunman fired into vehicles.

The fatal shooting occurred just before 6 p.m. Friday on the 8800 block of Frankford Avenue in the city's Torresdale section.

Police say a 24-year-old woman was shot multiple times while sitting in a vehicle.

The victim was taken to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

Her identity has not been released.

Hours later, a 24-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood.

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A 25-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car in Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhood.



Police were called to the 3200 block of Emerald Street just after 10:30 p.m.

Investigators say the man was sitting in a black Mercedes Benz when someone fired a shot through the car.

The victim was struck once in the head.

He was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

There have been no arrests in either shooting.
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