Two men shot dead at Philadelphia-area funeral procession for murder victim

The two male victims were attending a funeral procession for a murder victim in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia

Two mourners at a Philadelphia-area funeral procession for a homicide victim were shot and killed Friday, according to local reports. 

Officers from the Upper Darby Police Department were called to the scene at Marshall Road and Powell Lane around 1 p.m. for reports of a shooting. 

The male victims were 25 and 21 years of age, Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt told reporters, according to Fox Philadelphia. They were both struck several times and died at the scene. 

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Authorities rope off the scene where two men were killed during a funeral procession near Philadelphia on Friday. 

Authorities rope off the scene where two men were killed during a funeral procession near Philadelphia on Friday.  (Fox Philadelphia)

"It was chaos down there," Bernhardt said. 

The funeral was being held for a Philadelphia murder victim

The Upper Darby Police Department shut down Marshall Road to Powell Lane during the investigation

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