Violent weekend continues with five overnight shootings


Five more people were shot overnight, bringing Philadelphia’s weekend total to 15 victims.

A 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot at about 10 p.m. Saturday in the area of Jefferson and 60th Streets in Philadelphia’s Overbrook section.

According to an Associated Press reported at philly.com, police said a victim was hit five times by gunfire. NBC10 reported that investigators said the victim had been shot once in the head, once in the leg, once in the buttocks once in the groin and once in the knee.

An 18-year-old man was reported in critical condition at Hahnemann University Hospital after he was shot in the chest at North 32nd and West Berks Streets in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday. According to NBC10, police said they have a suspect in custody though they have not yet revealed his identity or a motive in the shooting.

Medics rushed a 30-year-old man to HUP, where he was reported in stable condition after he was shot in the back inside a home on Trinity Street near South 68th Street at about 11:30 p.m. in Southwest Philadelphia.

Police rushed a 22-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was reported stable after he was shot in the arm in the area of North 25th and West Hagert Streets at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday.

A 23-year-old man was reported in stable condition at Temple after he was shot in the arm at West Erie Avenue and North 13th Street in the Franklinville section of the city at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday.

No injuries were reported when a gunman opened fire on a crowd on South Street in Society Hill early Saturday morning and then fired on responding police officers before he was captured. According to 6ABC, 43-year-old Isaac Carmichael has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and related offenses.

Police said Carmichael first fired towards a man, his girlfriend and another woman who was with them, according to a report form NBC10. Police say the officers did not fire back, according to CBS3.

According to the Philadelphia Daily News, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is also investigating the incident to see if federal charges are warranted.

In another incident a gunman made off with cash after a gunpoint home-invasion robbery on West Bristol Street in Feltonville early Saturday morning.

View Philadelphia weekend shooting victim reports, beginning Friday, 05.31.13 in a larger map.

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