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.

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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