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1 Dead, 1 Critical After 3 Separate Shootings In Philadelphia

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By Tim Jimenez, Al-Qumar Atkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in Philadelphia are investigating three separate shootings that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

Philadelphia police officers were involved in a shootout this morning after someone allegedly fired shots at them. It was around 2 a.m. in the 2400 block of Edgely Street in North Philadelphia. No officers were injured and no one is in custody (see related story).

A few minutes earlier at about 1:50 a.m., police say a 24-year-old man was found lying in a pool of blood after gunshots were heard near 53rd and Arch Streets. He was taken to the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in critical condition. Detectives report two suspects are being investigated.

Authorities confirmed a 21-year-old male was killed after being shot multiple times in the chest and arms. The victim was found inside an apartment along the 1400 block of West Loudon Street in the Logan section of the city just before 7 a.m.  He was taken to Albert Einstein Hospital where he was pronounced. No weapon was recovered and no arrest has been made.

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