Double shooting leaves one dead, one wounded in West Oak Lane [updated]

Police are investigating a double shooting that left one man dead and another wounded in West Oak Lane on Wednesday morning.

The shooting took place at 5:15 a.m. in a rear alleyway on the 6800 block of Ogontz Ave., police spokesperson Tanya Little said Wednesday afternoon.

Police found a man shot in the side of the chest and in the shoulder. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene at 5:25 a.m. Police said the victim appeared to be in his thirties, but have not yet released his identity.

Around the same time, a 50-year-old man arrived at nearby Albert Einstein Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said. There, he told police he had been shot in the same alleyway.

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He was reported to be in stable condition as of Wednesday afternoon.

Police did not provide a motive for the shootings.

UPDATE: The victim was identified Thursday as 49-year-old Welton Clark of Cheltenham.

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