Thursday, June 1, 2023
Thursday, June 1, 2023

    Chester City investigates first two homicides of the year

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    A homicide-free streak came to a bloody end Tuesday night after 3 separate shootings left two dead and two others wounded in Chester City.

    It all started just before 10 p.m. when Chester City Police responded to the 500 block of Mosley Ct. for reports of a shooting.

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    When police arrived, they found two gunshot wound victims, one of which was pronounced dead on the scene by medics.

    The second was transported to Crozer-Chester Medical Center in unknown condition.

    Just an hour later police responded to the 2600 block of Swarts Street for reports of a gunshot victim.

    The victim was also pronounced dead at the scene.

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    The third shooting happened just after 1:18 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of 6th & Highland.

    That victim was also transported to Crozer-Chester Medical Center in unknown condition.

    This is a developing story.

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