An emergency room staffer assists Philadelphia Fire Department medics as they arrive with a shooting victim at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania early Monday. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Tom Kelly IV.
Investigators were searching for evidence at the scene after the victim was found with a leg wound about 3 a.m. in the area of 1600 North 56th Street in the Parkside section of West Philadelphia.
Witnesses said they heard three shots fired.
Police said that two suspects wearing dark clothing fled the scene, according to 6ABC, but that no arrests had been made.
A 39-year-old man was reported in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the leg at about 1:30 Sunday afternoon in the area of West Indiana Avenue and North Reese Street in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia. According to 6ABC, the victim was an innocent bystander, wounded by a stray bullet during an argument between two other people.
Earlier this weekend, two men were killed and two others were injured in outside bars and nightclubs in South Jersey and Philadelphia, according to philly.com.
According to a report from 6ABC, a retired professional boxer was identified as the man shot and killed Friday at a home in Hunting Park.
At least four more people were wounded by gunfire in additional weekend incidents across the city.
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