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1 dead, 1 injured in North Philadelphia shooting

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Police are investigating a double shooting in North Philadelphia that left a man dead and a teenager hospitalized.

The shooting happened shortly after 8:00 p.m. Wednesday along the 1700 block of West Cumberland Street.

Police say someone opened fire striking a 30-year-old man twice in the head and once in the back.

Officers rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A 19-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to the left leg.

He was transported to Temple in stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

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