Weekend report: Five new shooting victims bring total to 49 this month in Philadelphia


Two men were killed and three more people were wounded by gunfire this weekend in Philadelphia, including one woman and a 14-year-old boy.

At least 49 people have been shot this month in Philadelphia, including five fatalities and 11 people with critical injuries. Six women, a 13-year-old girl and six more teens were reported among those wounded.

On Friday night, a 31-year-old man was shot to death at about 11 p.m. on Hill Creek Drive near Adams and Rising Sun Avenues in the Crescentville section of the city.

A 14-year-old boy was reported in stable condition at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia after he was shot in the stomach Friday night in the area of South 26 and Moore Streets in South Philadelphia.

Police rushed a 19-year-old man to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was reported in stable condition after he was shot in the leg Saturday afternoon in the area of 29th and Flora Streets, just north of Girard Avenue in the Brewerytown section of the city.

A 27-year-old man was shot and killed at a basketball court on 8th Street near Poplar Street at about 2 p.m. Sunday. The incident took place across the street form the police crime lab.

Police rushed a 48-year-old woman to Temple University Hospital, where she was reported in critical condition after she was shot three times on Crystal Street, near Ontario and E Streets in Kensington shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday.

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