PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are investigating a deadly double shooting in Philadelphia’s Lawncrest section. It happened around 1 a.m. Monday on the 500 block of West Hill Creek Drive.
Police say the victims, a man and a woman, were found in a bedroom.READ MORE: Biden Administration Enacts New Travel Rules Due To Spread Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant
They say a young child was next to one of the victims.
“In the room where the two victims were shot and killed, there was a 5-year-old child in bed with the deceased male,” Philadelphia Police Chief Insp. Scott Small said. “And that 5-year-old child, fortunately, very luckily, was not injured at all.”READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: District Attorney Larry Krasner, Gun Violence Task Force To Announce Arrest, Charges Of Gun Trafficking Suspect
The child is now with other family members.
There’s no word yet on a motive and so far no arrests.MORE NEWS: Water Main Break Flooding Multiple Buildings In Society Hill Section, Officials Say
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