Police investigate murder of 34-year-old woman in Southwest Philly

Police are investigating a homicide in Southwest Philadelphia that left a 34-year-old woman dead from a gunshot wound.

The incident happened on Thursday, February 1 at approximately 8:50 p.m.

Police responded to a report of a shooting on the highway at the 7000 block of Wheeler Street.

Upon arrival, officers were informed by civilians that a 34-year-old woman had been shot and taken in a car to the hospital.

After further investigation, they found that the victim was dropped off at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital by a private car. The victim was unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound to her left chest area.

Police received information possibly indicating two individuals were shooting at each other and the victim appears to have been shot in the crossfire.

This investigation is ongoing with the Homicide Unit.

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