Weekend report: Two children among at least 11 shooting victims in Philadelphia

Police investigate the crime scene on the corner of E. Woodlawn Avenue and Blakemore Street in the East Germantown section of Philadelphia on Sunday Sept. 9, 2013, after teenager was shot while inside a North Garden Chinese food take-out restaurant.  According to investigators, just after midnight officers responded to a radio call for a shooting and arrived to find a 16 year-old boy suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his back and transported him to Einstein Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.   A neighbor watching the investigation spoke  about how his sixteen year-old son was fatally shot near Martin Luther King Jr. High School in 1999.  GunCrisis.org/ Joseph Kaczmarek

Police investigate after a 16-year-old boy was critically wounded early Sunday morning in East Germantown. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

An 11-year-old boy and a 25-year-old woman were among those wounded in three double-shootings reported from Friday evening into early Saturday in Philadelphia, as we previously reported. One of the men wounded Friday was reported in critical condition, according to CBS3.

Police captured a suspect after exchanging gunfire with a man with a shotgun early Saturday, but no injuries were reported, according to 6ABC.

A 16-year-old boy was critically wounded Sunday morning in East Germantown. One of two men shot in Manayunk early Sunday was also reported in critical condition, according to a CBS3 report which says he was shot five times, in the chest, back and leg.

On Sunday afternoon, a 33-year-old man was found dead with chest and back wounds inside the entrance of a Speakeasy in North Philadelphia, according to CBS3, but it was unclear if he was shot or stabbed.

In the latest incidents, medics rushed a 38-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was repotted in stable condition with a graze wound to one leg following an incident inside an apartment building at 400 Busti Street Sunday afternoon in West Powelton. A 22-year-old man was reported in stable condition with an arm wound after he was shot Sunday night on Kingsessing Avenue near South 56th Street in the Kingsessing section of the city.

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