Two men were wounded, one fatally, in separate shootings reported about one hour and two miles apart overnight in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.
One man was killed and four more have been wounded — three critically — in shooting incidents reported across Philadelphia from late Saturday night through Sunday morning.
A 19-year-old man was in critical condition after he was shot in the leg shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday on Brill Street near Summerdale Avenue in the Summerdale section of Philadelphia. Police rushed the victim to Einstein Medical Center.
A 28-year-old man was reported in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center after he was shot in the foot around 3:45 a.m. Saturday in the area of North 5th and West Rockland Streets in the Olney section of Philadelphia.
Another man was shot during a home invasion in Olney Thursday morning, as we previously reported.
A 22-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting reported around 10:30 p.m. Friday in the area of North 8th Street and West Hunting Park Avenue in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia. The victim was shot outside a tavern at that location, according to a report from 6ABC.
Police rushed the him to Temple University Hospital but he had been shot in the chest and was pronounced dead a short time later. CBS3 reported that investigators found at least six shell casings on the street, but we didn’t find any other news reports available.
Earlier, a 22-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon in Kingsessing, as we previously reported.
Police rushed a 22-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot around 4:30 p.m. Friday on South Ruby Street near Chester Avenue and South 54th Street in the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia. He was listed in stable condition with thigh and hand wounds.
More than 24 hours had passed since the last shooting victim was reported in the city, when a 31-year-old man was shot Thursday afternoon in Germantown.