Frankford shooting brings homicide total to 3 on first day of 2020 in Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating after two men were killed and another wounded in a shooting in Frankford.

It happened on the 4700 block of Griscom Street around 2:15 p.m. on New Year's Day. 

According to police, a 24-year-old man was shot twice in the chest. He was taken to Jefferson Frankford Hospital, where he died. A 26-year-old man was also shot in the chest. He was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say a 32-year-old woman suffered gunshot wounds to the arm and hand. She was taken to the hospital, where she is currently listed in stable condition. 


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This incident happened just hours after a man was killed in West Philadelphia in a different shooting. 

So far, no arrests have been made and a weapon has not been recovered.

The shooting marks the third homicide in Philadelphia in 2020.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Tips can be submitted by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477) or texting PPD TIP (773847). Tips can also be submitted anonymously online. All tips are confidential.

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