KILLADELPHIA: Two Dead, One Shot In The Ass

skeleton_running.gifINQUIRER: Two episodes of gunfire within a few miles of each other today in the Northeast have left two men dead, according to police. Gunfire at noon in Wissinoming left an 18-year-old dead and a 17-year-old hospitalized. The older teen, shot multiple times in the 4800 block of Tackawanna Avenue, was taken to Frankford Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 12:30 p.m., according to Officer Tanya Little.

skeleton_running.gifThe other victim, shot in the hips and buttocks at the same location, was in stable condition this afternoon at Frankford Torresdale, she said. Early this morning, a 26-year-old man died of gunshot wounds in Holmesburg, a few miles east of the later shooting scene. Barry Jacobs, 26, was found outside, shot in the head and chest, shortly before 2:30 a.m. in the 8600 block of Glenloch Place, according to Officer Jillian Russell. Jacobs was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:36 a.m., she said. He lived a half-dozen blocks away, in the 8800 block of Torresdale Avenue. MORE

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