Olney barricade and shooting ends with 2 injured, 1 critically

PHL17 News

Philadelphia police surrounded a home on the 500 block of West Somerville Avenue on Wednesday morning.

Dozens of officers and SWAT members could be seen responding to a row home on the block. Philadelphia Police responded to the scene at 5:56 A.M. Police say two shooting victims and a suspect with a gun were inside the home.

A barricade was declared at 6:09 A.M. SWAT was able to clear the house, arrest the suspect and recover the weapon.

The two victims were taken to the hospital. A 38-year-old man was shot two times in the head he is in critical condition. A 68-year-old was shot in the neck and is listed in stable condition.

Police were not injured. The investigation is ongoing.

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