Mapped: Overnight gun violence outbreak leaves one dead and seven wounded across Philadelphia


Shooters killed one man and wounded seven more people, two critically, in shooting incidents reported across Philadelphia overnight. Three women were among the wounded.

Police found a man shot in the chest on Stenton Avenue near 69th Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and rushed him to Einstein Medical Center, but he was pronounced dead a short time later. According to a report from CBS3, police say they are looking for a man wearing a burgundy hooded sweatshirt and light blue jeans who fled on foot.

Medics rushed a 20-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was reported in critical condition after he was shot in the eye in the area of Broomall and 55th Streets in Southwest Philadelphia at about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday. 6ABC reported that the victim was walking along the street when he was approached by the suspect on a bicycle.

A man and a woman were reported in stable condition at HUP after they were shot at about 2 a.m. Wednesday on the corner of 62nd Street and Woodland Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia. Authorities told 6ABC that a large fight started in a nearby bar and spilled out onto the street.

Police rushed a 22-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center, where he was reported in critical condition after he was shot twice on Armstrong Street near Belfield Avenue in East Germantown at about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Two women and a man were shot at about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday on Greenway Avenue near 64th Street in Southwest Philadelphia. All three were reported in stable condition at HUP.

NBC10 had a roundup including all but the latest incident.

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