Double shooting leaves man, woman critically injured in West Philadelphia

A man and woman are in critical condition after a double shooting erupted in West Philadelphia late Tuesday night.

Shots were fired on the 800 block of Brooklyn Street, striking two victims shortly after 10 p.m.

A 39-year-old man was shot once in the back and transported to a local hospital for critical injuries. The woman is said to be extremely critical after suffering a shot to the neck.


No arrests have been made, and a motive is unknown.