KENSINGTON - A woman and a man are dead following a pair of shooting on Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia, according to police.
Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department were called to the 5900 block of A Street just after 3 p.m. for reports of gunfire.
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Police found a 26-year-old woman shot once in the chest, according to investigators. She was pronounced dead by emergency medial responders.
Authorities say a person was arrested following the deadly shooting and a gun was recovered.
Hours later in the city's Frankford neighborhood, police say a man in his 30's died after he was shot in the head.
The deadly gunfire happened on the 4200 block of Salem Street around 6 p.m., according to police.
The victim, whose identity has not been released by police, was pronounced dead by medics.
No arrests were reported immediately following the deadly shooting.
Philadelphia continues to grapple with an uptick in gun violence that has carried over from a historically bloody 2020 in the city. To date, there have been 350 homicides in Philadelphia in 2021.