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    2 men dead in Norristown apartment shooting

    A shooting at an apartment building in Norristown has left two men dead.

    The Montgomery County District Attorney’s office said officers responded around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a shooting at the Park Place apartments.

    Arriving officers found one man, 26-year-old Marcel Edwin Edwards, shot dead in a second-floor hallway. They later found the body of Quentin Watson, Jr., also 26, in an adjacent apartment. Both had multiple gunshot wounds.

    Autopsies are scheduled, and the investigation continues.

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