PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating a triple shooting that left one person dead and two others injured.
It happened around 2:30 pm at the 3200 block of East Street.READ MORE: Bus Driver, Aide Seriously Injured After Crash Involving Small School Bus In Winslow Township
Police say a 46-year-old man was shot once in the chest and was taken to Temple Hospital. He was pronounced dead just before 3 pm.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Could Produce Enough Snow To Crack City’s Top 20 Snow Days
Police say a 33-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was also taken to Temple Hospital where he is in critical condition.
A 59-year-old man was shot once in the left arm and twice in the left side of his chest, according to police. He was taken to Temple Hospital in stable condition.MORE NEWS: 17-Year-Old Student Christopher Braxton Shot, Killed Near Bartram High School In Southwest Philadelphia, Police Say
Authorities describe the suspect as a black male wearing a white tee-shirt and blue shorts. He is armed with a rifle.