Updates: Ten weekend shootings bring Philadelphia victim count to 40 this month


Ten Philadelphia shooting victims this weekend brought the total for June to 40, including three fatalities and ten people with critical injuries. Five women, a 13-year-old girl and five more teens were reported among those wounded.

A 19-year-old man was shot in the foot just before noon Friday in the area of North 6th and West Venango Streets. At about 1:30 p.m. Friday, a 33-year-old man was shot twice at North Lawrence and West Cumberland Streets. Both were reported in stable condition at area hospitals.

Police rushed a 52-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot twice in the arm at about 10:30 p.m. Friday at Buist Avenue and 68th Street in Southwest Philadelphia. According to a 6ABC report, the victim was following suspects in a deli robbery when one opened fire.

Just after midnight Saturday, a 38-year-old woman was shot in the leg inside a home on the 2000 block of South 58th Street. She was reported in stable condition.

Three men were shot in separate incidents in the span of one hour Saturday night.

A 45-year-old man was reported stable at HUP after he was shot at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday on South Cecil Street near Greenway Avenue in the Kingsessing section of Southwest Philadelphia.

A short time later, medics rushed a 57-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center, where he was reported stable after a shooting on North 7th Street near West Loudon Street in the Olney section of the city.

Police rushed a 24-year-old man to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital after he was shot twice on South 15th Street near Wharton Street in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia. He was reported in stable condition.

On Sunday, a 13-year-old girl was reported in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after she was shot in the eye by a stray bullet in North Philadelphia. She was later transferred to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

A 23-year-old woman was reported in critical condition after she was shot in the neck on the 3400 block of Fairmount Avenue in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Finally, a 26-year-old man was reported stable at HUP after he was shot shortly before 2 a.m. Monday on Chester Avenue near 51st Street in the Kingsessing section of Southwest Philadelphia.

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