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The Bobster
08-05-2017, 06:54 AM

Police Search For Suspect After Triple Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured In Delco
August 5, 2017 9:38 AM

COLWYN, PA (CBS) — Police are investigating an overnight shooting that left two dead, and another hospitalized in Delaware County.

Around 10:30 p.m. Friday night gunfire broke out near the intersection of S. 4th and Walnut Street in the Colwyn section of Darby.

Investigators say a 16-year-old male :mad:, and a 20-year-old male :mad: were shot and killed. The third victim a 15-year-old male :mad: was transported to an area hospital after being shot in the arm.

Police say all three victims are from the Southwest section of Philadelphia.

The shooter was captured on surveillance footage, but authorities have not yet made any arrests.

The Bobster
08-06-2017, 06:35 AM

Surveillance Image Released After Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured In Delco
August 5, 2017 9:38 AM By Anita Oh

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COLWYN, PA (CBS) — The District Attorney’s Office of Delaware County has released an image of the suspect they say opened fire on a Colwyn street corner just before 11 p.m. Friday night.

A 20-year-old and a 16-year-old are dead, and a 15-year-old is in critical condition at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, according to the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office.

“We just heard gunshots, six to seven shots, like ‘Pow pow pow pow,” said David Holloway, who says he was moving into a home a block away when he heard the gunfire erupt.

Holloway says his brother, a field medic, rushed to help one of the young men until first responders arrived.

“He ran out here with his emergency bag and ran straight to the person who had been shot and he said he had been shot in the head,” Holloway said. “When he passed him off and the man got into the ambulance, he was breathing.”

The suspect is seen wearing a white t-shirt with blue jeans, and tan boots.

Neighbors say they’re saddened by the news.

“We’ve got to do better out here. This is crazy,” said neighbor Carla King.

“My heart goes out to the families of the children who passed away last night. I’m going to pray for them,” said Jean Bradley, another neighbor.

Meanwhile, Paul Jones, whose home is across from the shooting scene, says recent violence is part of the reason he’s leaving the neighborhood.

“I put the house on the market today,” Jones said. “It ain’t getting no better here.”

While investigators are still working to identify a motive, they believe some of the young adults traveled into Colwyn from southwest Philadelphia and that this may have been a feud between two rival groups.

08-06-2017, 06:12 PM
COLWYN, PA demographics (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colwyn,_Pennsylvania)
The racial makeup of the borough was 52.14% African American, 42.64% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.98% Asian, 0.69% from other races, and 3.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.63% of the population.