1 man shot dead, 2nd injured in shootings

Posted: May 09, 2009

One man was killed and another was injured in separate shootings last night, Philadelphia police said.

A man was fatally shot shortly before 10 p.m. on Elbridge Street near Frontenac in Northeast Philadelphia. The victim, whose identity wasn't released, died at Aria Health, Frankford campus, about 40 minutes later.

About 9:30 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot five times at 70th Street and Buist Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia, police said. The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was listed in serious but stable condition.

Police reported no motive or suspects in either shooting. *

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