Police searching for man who gunned down 22-year-old mother

Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 22-year-old woman in Philadelphia while her young daughter was also home.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday in the Port Richmond section of the city.

Authorities say the woman was in an upstairs bedroom when a man made his way into the house and shot her in the head. Her 2-year-old daughter wasn’t injured.

Capt. Drew Techner says the woman’s boyfriend and father weren’t home at the time of the shooting. They’re speaking with detectives.

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Techner says the girl is with family and friends.

Police are looking for a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt who fled from the home.

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