Weekend begins with three shootings in Philadelphia; one man is dead

A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead Friday night at Einstein Medical Center, a short time after he was shot in the back on the 5600 block of North 13th Street, near Olney Avenue in the Fern Rock section of Philadelphia.

Another 25-year-old was reported in critical condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot numerous times on the 4100 block of North 7th Street in Hunting Park just before midnight Friday. According to NBC10, the victim was struck in the neck, face, buttock, leg and chest.

About an hour later, a 46-year-old man was shot in the area of Erie Avenue and 13th Street, and transported to Temple, where he was reported in stable condition. The victim was wounded in the upper thigh, according to CBS3.

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