Man, woman critical after being shot during Kensington home invasion

Police are investigating after a man and woman were critically wounded during a home invasion in Kensington.

It happened on the 3400 block of Frankford Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

According to police, a 22-year-old woman was shot in the forehead and a 27-year-old man was shot in the back of the head.

Both victims were taken to Temple University Hospital, where they were listed in critical condition.

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A home invasion in Kensington left a man and woman critically injured on Monday.


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Police said it appeared to be a home invasion and robbery may be the motive.

No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.

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