A man and a woman were shot to death early yesterday on the 900 block of South Fifth Street, the latest killings in the city's wave of homicides, police reported.

Kareem Preston, 29, of the city's Eastwick section, and Danielle Somerville, 27, of South Fifth Street, were found shot multiple times in the head and body shortly after 1 a.m., police said. Neighbors said they had heard many shots on the block.

The victim of an earlier shooting, Luis Lopez of Kensington, also died yesterday. Police reported that Lopez had been found May 10 in the street near 100 W. Allegheny Ave. He was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds.