1 Dead In Double Shooting Outside Daycare Center In West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One man is dead after a double shooting outside of a daycare center in West Philadelphia.

It happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday outside H&H Daycare at 40th and Poplar Streets.

CBS 3 is told a 23-year-old man was shot once in the head.  He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead.

A 27-year-old man was shot once in the right thigh.  He is hospitalized in stable condition.

The daycare center was briefly placed on lockdown as police searched the area. None of the 40 children inside were injured. Parents are frustrated by the violence.

“I got the call to come get my grandkids. That’s what I did,” a grandfather said.

“Nobody’s safe. Nothing I can do. This is where I live at,” a parent said.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Police do not have a motive for the shooting.

The incident remains under investigation.


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