Double Shooting – Wounded – Man (Philadelphia, PA)


OVERBROOK – December 20, 2013 — Police are investigating a double shooting in Overbrook that left one man dead and another wounded.

It happened at 8:36 p.m. Friday on the 5500 block of Lansdowne Avenue.

One of the victims, identified as 26-year-old Shawn Merritt, was shot in the head and chest and pronounced dead.

A second victim, a 24-year-old man, was shot in the arm and the leg. He’s listed in stable condition at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.


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