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Police ID 2 killed in Kensington triple shooting

A woman who was shot in the arm in Kensington later sent investigators to a location five blocks away, where they discovered two people dead in a car with a running engine.

A Philadelphia crime scene.
A Philadelphia crime scene.Read moreSteven M. Falk / Staff file photo

Philadelphia police are investigating a triple shooting that left two people dead early Monday in Kensington.

Called to the 700 block of East Tioga Street about 3 a.m. for a shooting victim, police found a 32-year-old woman with a bullet wound to her left arm, police said. After the woman was taken to Temple University Hospital, she told police she had been shot in the area of F and Ontario Streets, about five blocks from where she was found.

Officers sent to the 700 block of East Ontario to look for a crime scene then found a man and a woman both shot dead, inside a car with Delaware license plates with its engine still running.

Police on Tuesday identified them as Efrain Gonzalez-Rivera, 40, of Wilmington, and Stephanie Rann, 30, of Newark, Del. Gonzalez-Rivera had been shot in the chest; Rann had been shot in the head, police said.

Police Chief Inspector Scott Small told reporters at the scene Monday that investigators were trying to determine why the hospitalized woman, who was reported to be in stable condition, made no mention of anyone else being shot at the location where she said she had been wounded.

Police said the shooting apparently took place inside the car and that they were treating the wounded woman as a “person of interest” in the case.

The investigation was still underway and no arrests have been made, police said Tuesday morning.