20-year-old man shot twice in head in West Philadelphia, woman wounded

One person was shot in the head, the other was shot in the ankle.

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021
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Police say a 20-year-old man was shot twice in the head on the 5800 block of Haverford Avenue.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating a double shooting in West Philadelphia.

The gunshots rang out just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 5800 block of Haverford Avenue.

Police say a 20-year-old man was shot twice in the head. A 21-year-old woman was also shot once in the ankle.

Both victims were taken to the hospital by police. The man is listed in critical condition; the woman is listed as stable.

There is no word on a suspect or motive.

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