2 women fatally shot in head and torso in North Philly speakeasy

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Philadelphia (WPHL)–Two women were fatally shot inside a vacant property used as a speakeasy Thursday night in North Philadelphia, according to police.

It happen on the 1900 block of Ridge Avenue. Police arriving at the scene found the two women inside a rowhouse that was used as a church, said Chief Scott Small.

As of Friday morning police did not release the names of the victims, but said they were 56 and 31-years-old. The 56-year-old was shot in the head and other was shot in the torso. Both were pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

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