2 killed in afternoon shootings across Philadelphia, police say

Authorities are investigating two deadly broad daylight shootings that happened minutes apart Monday afternoon in Philadelphia. 

Officers were called to the 3100 block of Westmont Street around 2 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

Police say a Feorz Rivera, 37, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and died at the scene. 


According to investigators, a 39-year-old man later arrived at Temple University Hospital with a gunshot wound to the palm. He is expected to recover, police said. 

Nearly a half-hour later, officers in Stenton were called to the 1000 block of East Mount Airy Avenue where police say a 30-year-old man, identified as Brandon Dixon, was critically wounded. 

Medics took the unnamed man to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he died. 

No arrests were reported in either deadly shooting. Police did not share a motive or provide a description of potential suspects.