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53-year-old Edison Frazier and 41-year-old Christopher Smith killed in Philadelphia mass shooting

Four other victims are suffering gunshot wounds after police say a shooter fired into a suspected speakeasy in Strawberry Mansion



Police report that two men have lost their lives, and four others are wounded from gunshots after a shooter allegedly opened fire at a suspected speakeasy in Strawberry Mansion on Sunday.

Authorities responded to a call about a person with a gun on the 2400 block of Myrtlewood Street around 12:50 a.m. on Sunday.

Upon reaching the scene, law enforcement discovered 53-year-old Edison Frazier with a gunshot wound to his face, and he was declared deceased at the scene.

Additionally, a 41-year-old man, identified as Christopher Smith, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest, and a 42-year-old man had sustained a gunshot wound to the left hand.

Both were taken to Temple Hospital by the police. Unfortunately, Smith succumbed to his injuries around 1:13 a.m.

Furthermore, three more individuals arrived at Temple Hospital using private vehicles.

A 23-year-old woman sustained a gunshot wound to her left arm, a 28-year-old man suffered three gunshot wounds to his right leg and hip, and a 33-year-old woman endured two gunshot wounds to her left arm.

All surviving victims were stabilized. Authorities suspect that the site of the tragic sextuple shooting may have been operating as a speakeasy.

Indications suggest that the shooter(s) were positioned in the street and discharged rounds into the residence through both the front door and window.

Law enforcement found numerous 9mm cartridge casings in the street in front of the dwelling.

The investigation is currently underway, and no arrests have been executed thus far.

Additional information will be disclosed as it becomes accessible.