Separate shootings took the lives of a woman overnight and a man yesterday afternoon, according to police.

The woman, 22, was found shot in the head shortly before 2 a.m. in the 5100 block of Wayne Avenue in Germantown. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Haala Mickens lived around the corner, in the 200 block of West Hansberry Street.

After gunshots were reported yesterday about 5 p.m., Derrick Carter, 46, was found in the 2000 block of Dickenson Street in South Philadelphia with bullet wounds to the head and chest, police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:12 p.m.

Carter lived in the 2800 block of South 82d Street in the Eastwick section of Southwest Philadelphia.

Police knew of no motives or suspects in either case, as of this morning.

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