Police identify man killed in Southwest Philadelphia triple shooting

Police say the suspect continued to fire as he ran from the scene.

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Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Police identify man killed in Southwest Philly triple shooting
The gunman fired 14 shots on a Southwest Philadelphia street.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police have identified the man who was killed in a triple shooting in Southwest Philadelphia.

The incident happened Monday just before 10 p.m. on the 5700 block of Elmwood Avenue.

Police say an unknown man approached the group and began firing into the crowd, then fled.

The suspect continued to fire as he ran from the scene.

Harold Haughton, 51, was shot multiple times and died from his injuries, officials say.

A 38-year-old man was shot in the leg and is in stable condition.

A third man was also shot and was transported to the hospital.

Investigators say surveillance cameras did capture the shooting.

So far, no arrests have been made at this time.

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