Double shooting in West Philadelphia leads to one dead and one critical, Police say

- Philadelphia Police are investigating a double shooting that left one person dead and another in critical condition in West Philadelphia.

Police say the shooting happened a little after 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 6 at Merion and West Girard Avenues.  A 30-year-old male and a 26-year-old female were inside a vehicle that was stopped at a red light.

Police say the shooting took place while the vehicle was stopped. The man was shot in the head and the chest. The female was shot on her left side and twice in the left arm.

Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was transported to Presbyterian Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition.

This is an on-going investigation. Police say there have been no arrests.
 

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