Six men and a woman shot over nine hour span Friday night in Philadelphia

Medics rush a wounded man to an ambulance after he was found shot in the face and in the leg on the 1600 block of Wallace Street in North Philadelphia around 11 p.m. Friday night. Photographs for the #GunCrisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

The victim was reported in critical condition at Hahnemann University Hospital, and was among seven people wounded by gunfire in Philadelphia between 4 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday.

At about the same time, a 22-year-old man was reported in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the hand following an incident at Cedar Avenue and Cobbs Creek Parkway.

In the latest incident, a 42-year-old-man was reported in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the arm in the area of Broad and Diamond Streets in North Philadelphia at around 1 a.m. Saturday.

A 24-year-old woman was shot in the foot on McKean Street near 20th Street in South Philadelphia shortly before 10 p.m. Friday night and reported in stable condition, as was a 33-year-old man who was shot twice in the stomach at Susquehanna Avenue and Colorado Street in North Philadelphia about an hour earlier.

Two more men were each reported in stable condition after they were shot in separate incidents around 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. A 19-year-old man was grazed in the face in the area of 1200 East Cliveden Street and a 48-year-old man shot in the leg during an attempted robbery in the area of 55th and Pearl Streets.

Neighbors gather at the Wallace Street shooting scene.

 

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