1 dead after double shooting at Kensington homeless camp

PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) -- A shooting at a homeless encampment in Kensington has left one man dead and another hospitalized.

The shooting occurred shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday underneath a train trestle on the 2700 block of Emerald Street.

Authorities say a man who was shot in the head was pronounced dead at the scene, while a 23-year-old man who was shot in both legs was hospitalized in stable condition.

Witnesses say the shooter fled the scene on a bicycle but was taken into custody a short time later. It's not clear what charges he may be facing.

No other injuries were reported in the shooting.

A motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

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