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Mother Dies, Child Injured In Southwest Philly Shooting

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A mother has died and her child was injured during a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the shooting happened on the 7300 block of Theodore Street.

Fox 29 has learned the mother was 31-years-old and the child, a girl, is 5-years-old. The child was taken to Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania and is listed in stable condition.

Police say the mother was waiting to pick up a man she knew. As she was waiting in the car for him, several shots were fired.

According to police, the woman put the car in reverse and slammed into a retaining wall. Police say there were about 30 pieces of ballistic evidence and bags of heroin by the car.

Police believe the man the woman was waiting to pick up was the intended target.

Stay with Fox 29 and for updates.


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