Two Injured In Kensington Shootout

Two Injured In Kensington Shootout

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2 men have been taken to Temple University Hospital. One is in critical condition after a shootout near the corner of 1900 Tioga streets in Kensington.

The gunfire had people running for cover. Police are on the search for 2 gunman.

Police say there was a hail of bullets from 2 males. The gun fire started on Tioga and continued around the corner to the Braddock Streets.

A 25 year old man was shot seven times, including one shot to the head. He's in critical condition at Temple University Hospital.

A 21 year old man was shot in the shoulder. He's in stable condition at Temple.

An eyewitness describes the scene as shots rang out. The neighborhood was full of children when she heard the gunshots.

"Someone came around the corner and said they're shooting.. and then soon as they said that I heard it. My instinct was to just run," said Minerva Osorio-Noble, a Neighbor.

Witnesses say the shooting may have started as some innocent roughhousing before someone got hurt and then escalated into gunfire.

Police are right now looking at some surveillance video. They tell FOX 29 that both gunman were last seen in a red or gold vehicle heading west on Tioga.

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