Two women, five teens and an elderly man were among the 16 shooting victims reported in Philadelphia this weekend.
A man and a teenage boy were killed, five victims were reported in critical condition, nine were reported stable — and two more women were injured in a collision with a wounded man who was driving a pickup truck. Two triple shootings were reported.
A 21-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting Friday night on 32nd Street near Mt. Vernon Street in the Mantua section of Philadelphia. Police rushed the victim to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
A 26-year-old man was reported in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the back and grazed on the head Friday night in the area of North 5th and West Westmoreland Streets in North Philadelphia.
Police responding to a report of gunshots found a teenager fatally wounded at Arrott and Penn Streets in the Frankford section of the city Friday night.
According to police, they received a call for gunshots at the intersection around 9:40 p.m. and found the victim lying on the sidewalk. A large crowd of neighbors gathered around the perimeter of the crime scene as police gathered evidence around the victim’s body. Police said the victim appeared to be very young and estimated that he was between 15 and 19 years old, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. CBS3 is reporting that there have been no arrests.
Three teenagers were wounded by gunfire, one critically, in an incident on Parrish Street near 12th Street in North Philadelphia shortly before midnight Friday. Police and medics rushed all three victims to Hahnemann University Hospital.
A 17-year-old was shot once in the left hip and once in the back, according to NBC10, adding that an 18-year-old was struck once in the buttocks and a 19-year-old was also struck once. The 17-year-old is in critical condition, according to a CBS3 report, which added that the others were reported in stable condition.
Two women and a man were wounded in a shooting incident on Cheltenham Avenue near 18th Street in West Oak Lane at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Medics rushed all three victims to Einstein Medical Center, where one of the women was reported in critical condition.
Police said the victims were standing outside of Winston’s Lounge on 18th and Cheltenham around 3:45 a.m., according to NBC10. According to a 6ABC report, police said three armed suspects opened fire on a group of people at the scene.
On Saturday afternoon, police rushed a 71-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot on North Wanamaker Street, not far from 58th and Vine Streets in West Philadelphia. Police said the victim was struck in the right forehead and once in the right thumb, according to 6ABC. A source told NBC10 that victim Aaron Poindexter was playing cards at his neighbor’s house when a man walked up to the home and opened fire. The wounded man was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and reported in stable condition, according to CBS3.
Five more people were shot from Saturday night into Sunday morning.
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 but 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.
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.
The only gunshot victim reported Sunday night was the driver of a pickup truck who was then involved in a collision at Broad Street and Glenwood Avenue in North Philadelphia. The pickup collided with another vehicle — in which two women were injured — and then overturned. Medics rushed all three victims to Temple University Hospital.
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The weekend shootings continued a gun violence outbreak from last week:
One man was killed and six people were wounded Thursday night. Four more people were shot, one fatally, early Thursday morning in Philadelphia, and another man was killed in a double shooting Wednesday night.
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