Twin brothers hit by same bullet in Philadelphia, 1 dead

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Sources say it was twin brothers who were hit by the same bullet after a shooting in the Crescentville section of Philadelphia early Sunday morning. (WPVI)

Twin brothers were hit by the same bullet after a shooting in the Crescentville section of Philadelphia early Sunday morning, leaving one of them dead, sources say.

It happened around 4:15 a.m. Sunday outside of the Candelas Bar Restaurant in the 700-block of Adams Avenue.

Police say an out-of-control argument led to the gunfire.

Investigators say the suspect fired an initial shot into the air, then pistol-whipped the brothers.

Then, police say, he fired at them.

Detectives say the bullet went through one brother's chest, killing him. The bullet then continued and hit his brother in the stomach.

The surviving brother has undergone surgery and was in critical condition Sunday night.

The names of the victims have not been released.

Antonette Bailey, who lives next door to the scene, says news of the shooting doesn't come as a surprise.

That's why her grandkids and nieces aren't allowed out there at night.

"Once the street lights go on, they're inside," she said.

There has been no word on any arrests.

Detectives say the incident was caught on video, but there was no word on if that video will be released.
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