A man and his wife were shot in front of their adult children early Monday in Philadelphia’s Kingsessing neighborhood.
The man was killed and his wife is in critical condition according to the police. The shooting took place early Monday on South Vodges Street in the Kingsessing neighborhood.
The first data provided by the police holds that there was an argument and they were shot outside their home by a person known by the family. The wife had stepped in to intervene.
We are being that told this husband and wife were shot in front of their adult children and other family members,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.
The 42-year-old husband was taken to the Penn Presbyterian Hospital where he died. He was shot multiple times throughout his body. His 44-year-old wife was listed in critical condition. She had gunshot wounds on her neck and back.
Authorities have not released their names.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
No other details were available.