Shootings leave three men critically wounded overnight in Philadelphia

TK1Philadelphia Police officers gather at a shooting scene in the Brewerytown section of the city late Sunday night. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Tom Kelly IV.

TK2LMedics rushed the 36-year-old victim to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot at about 11:15 p.m. in the area of Cecil B. Moore Avenue and North Dover Street.

Officers responded to a 911 call for a “person with a gun” and found the victim lying on the steps of a residence, according to a report at 6ABC reported that he had been shot twice.

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Medics rushed a man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot early Monday on South Frazier Street near Chester Avenue in the Kingsessing section of Southwest Philadelphia.

According to, police responded to a 911 call of “shots fired” at 1:52 a.m. and found the victim lying face down on the sidewalk, unresponsive and bleeding heavily. 6ABC reported that the victim was in critical condition.

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Another man was critically wounded after a shooting on North 46th Street near Westminster Avenue in West Philadelphia at around 6 p.m. Sunday, according to 6ABC.

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