Police: Two dead, 1 critically injured after shooting inside Philly takeout restaurant

Police: Two dead, 1 critically injured after shooting inside Philly takeout restaurant

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a shooting that killed two people and critically injured another.

The shooting occurred at 11:28 p.m. Tuesday at a Chinese takeout restaurant on the city’s southwest side.

When police arrived on the scene, they discovered three people lying on the ground in the restaurant’s customer waiting area, according to Chief Inspector Scott Small of FOX 29 Philadelphia.

Police: Two dead, 1 critically injured after shooting inside Philly takeout restaurant
Police say three victims shot at a takeout restaurant in Philadelphia all lived in the area of the restaurant.

All three victims, a 43-year-old woman, a 20-year-old man, and a 19-year-old man, were suffering from gunshot wounds and were unresponsive. All three were taken to a hospital for treatment by police.

The 19-year-old man was shot multiple times throughout his body and was pronounced dead at 11:37 p.m., while the 43-year-old woman was shot in the shoulder and died at 12:08 a.m., according to Small.

The 20-year-old man was also shot multiple times and was in critical condition. He has not regained consciousness and is “not expected to survive,” according to the FOX 29 reporter on the scene.

Police: Two dead, 1 critically injured after shooting inside Philly takeout restaurant
Police say two people have died and another is critically injured after a shooting in the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia.

Investigators found 16 spent shell casings on the scene, with eight of them being found outside the restaurant and another eight inside the area the three victims were found.

Police say all three victims lived within a block of the business at 54th Street and Chester Avenue.

Surveillance footage from the area showed two suspects fleeing after the shooting.

Investigators are trying to figure out if one or more of the victims were specifically targeted. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.

source:nsemwokrom.com

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