PHILADELPHIA — According to the Philadelphia Police Department, on Thursday night there were two separate incidents in which males were shot and murdered in the Olney neighborhood. Approximately half an hour after 7:30 o’clock in the evening, a shooting took place on the 5900 block of North 3rd Street inside a residence. Both a man aged 32 and a male aged 31 had multiple bullet wounds over their bodies when they were killed. The male, who was 31 years old, was discovered severely injured and bled out near to the front entrance of the house, according to the police.
He was reportedly transported to Einstein Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:51 p.m., according to the authorities. The 32-year-old male was also shot inside the house, but the police found him collapsed on the 300 block of Champlost Avenue. Both men were shot inside the residence. Additionally, he was sent to Einstein Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:03 p.m., according to the police. According to the police, they have a strong suspicion that the shooting took place on the ground floor of the residence. The law enforcement officials who investigated the scene reported discovering multiple handguns and at least two rifles in addition to eight spent shot casings.
According to reports from the police, additional firearms and ammunition boxes were discovered on the second level of the house. According to Chief Inspector Scott Small, they have a strong suspicion that there are a number of firearms hidden within the house. According to the authorities, there have been no individuals taken into custody. According to the police, they do not have any information regarding a possible motive for the shooting or a description of the person or people who carried out the shooting. They are having a conversation with a witness at this moment. The surveillance footage captured by the area’s cameras is also being reviewed by the investigators.