A man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon in the 1800 block of South Alden Street, near the corner of 57th Street and Chester Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia, a police spokeswoman said.
Officers from the 12th District were called to the scene at 3:11 p.m. The man was pronounced dead at 5:04 p.m. Police gave no information about the dead man’s identity or any suspects.
At 4:50 p.m., police were called to a location near 52nd and Beaumont Streets, about 3,500 feet from the first shooting. They found a 55-year-old man who had been shot twice in the left leg. He did not identify who shot him.