Six people shot in separate Philadelphia incidents

Philadelphia Police officers hold two men in handcuffs after an overnight shooting near 6th Street and Fairmount Avenue early this morning. Photo by Joe Kaczmarek for GunCrisis.org.

Five men and a woman were shot in separate incidents across Philadelphia during a period of just over 24 hours, ending after midnight this morning.

One of the victims was shot in the head near 2nd and Linton Streets, and was hospitalized in critical condition, according to CBS3. A woman was shot in the chest, not far away at 4th and Champlost, according to NBC10.

6ABC is reporting that the last victim was shot three times around 12:45 a.m. on Fairmount Avenue.

 

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