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1 dead, 1 wounded in Overbrook shooting

Monday, December 23, 2013

Police are investigating a double shooting in Overbrook that left one man dead and another wounded.

It happened at 8:36 p.m. Friday on the 5500 block of Lansdowne Avenue.

One of the victims, identified as 26-year-old Shawn Merritt, was shot in the ehad and chest and pronounced dead.

A second victim, a 24-year-old man, was shot in the arm and the leg. He's listed in stable condition at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

No word on a possible motive or any arrest.

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