Five more people were wounded by gunmen in Philadelphia Monday and overnight, capping a holiday weekend that left 24 shooting victims across the city.
One man died and three more were reported in critical condition following the weekend incidents, which included two double shootings and two triple shootings.
As we have previously reported, seven people were shot Friday in Philadelphia, seven more were shot Saturday night, and five were shot Sunday. This outbreak emerged with five shooting victims Thursday night.
In the latest incidents, a 19-year-old man was reported in critical condition at Einstein Medical Center after he was shot Monday night on East Sharpnack Street near Lowber Avenue in the East Mount Airy section of Philadelphia. Police told CBS3 that the victim was shot once on the lower back.
Two men were wounded shortly before noon Monday in a shooting incident reported on South 54th Street near Willows Avenue in the Kingsessing section of the city. Both victims, ages 29 and 40, were reported in stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Police rushed a 21-year-old man to HUP after he was shot, shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday on North 38th Street near Poplar Street in West Philadelphia. That victim was reported in stable condition with a foot wound.
A 23-year-old man was reported in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the abdomen at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Germantown and Lycoming Avenues in the Nicetown section of the city. According to a report from 6ABC, police are checking nearby surveillance cameras.
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