Three men wounded in Philadelphia shooting incidents overnight

E. Johnson Street ShootingInvestigators gather at the scene of a shooting in the East Mount Airy section of Philadelphia Saturday night. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

E. Johnson Street ShootingAccording to police, officers responded to a call for gunfire at about 10:30 p.m. and found a 25-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wounds to his hand and leg.

Officers rushed the victim to Einstein Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

E Johnson Street Shooting Investigators processing the crime scene said several cars on the block were struck by bullets and that they found six fired shell casings along side an apartment building.

Police rushed two more men to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where they were  reported in stable condition following a shooting incident on North 54th Street near Race Street in West Philadelphia shortly before 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Both victims had suffered wounds to their extremities.

In Trenton, NJ, a man in his 60s was hospitalized after he was shot during a robbery just after 11 p.m. Saturday night, according to a report from 6ABC.

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