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Victim ID'd in East Mt. Airy shooting

Sunday, December 22, 2013

A man was killed and a woman was wounded after a double shooting in the East Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia.

The shooting happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. Saturday along the 1300 block of East Johnson Street.

Police say a 25-year-old, identified as Bernard Franklin, was shot several times in the chest, right arm, and right leg. He was pronounced dead at Albert Einstein Medical Center.

An 18-year-old woman was shot in the right foot. She was taken to Einstein in good condition.

There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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