2 slain by gunfire in city overnight

Posted: August 03, 2011

Two men were killed in separate shootings early today in the city, police report.

In the first incident, a man said to be 32 years old was shot once in the stomach about 12:50 a.m. at West Tioga and North Marvine Streets in North Philadelphia, police said.

He was taken by private car to Temple University Hospital, where he died at 3:25 a.m., police said.

In the other slaying, a man in his mid 20s was shot in the stomach, chest and face about 2 a.m. at South 21st and Mifflin Streets in South Philadelphia.

Medics pronounced him dead at the scene at 2:15 a.m., police said.

No word yet on possible motives in either slaying.


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