Police: Double shooting in Kensington kills 1, injures another

Skyfox over a double shooting on Jasper Street.

More bloodshed Monday as a 20-year-old male was shot and killed while a second man is recovering from gunshot wounds in Kensington.

Officials said police responded to the 3100 block of Jasper Street Monday, just before 4 p.m., on the report of a shooting.

When they arrived, the officers found a 20-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police rushed him to Temple University Hospital, but the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

A 28-year-old man was also shot at the location. He was taken to Temple by a private vehicle and is expected to recover from his injuries.

Police say an investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made and no weapons have been found.


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