Shooters kill two more men and wound another as violent outbreak continues

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A neighbor looks on as police investigate the crime scene Monday night, following a fatal shooting in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

An outbreak of gun violence which began Sunday afternoon has now left three men dead and seven people wounded across the city in the span of 32 hours.

5100 Ditman HomicideAccording to police, a 19-year-old man was shot in the chest, back and right arm at around 3:30 p.m. on Ditman Street near Bridge Street.

Police rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at shortly after 5 p.m.

A group of young men watching the investigation said they were friends of the victim and identified him as Khalead Boyed, adding that he had lived with his mother and younger sister in Frankford.

CBS3, FOX29 and philly.com have reports on the Frankford incident.

Police often escort neighbors through crime scenes — in order to help them get home without walking over evidence — and could be seen helping a child with a bicycle and football uniform make through the scene in Frankford.

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Police rushed another 19-year-old shooting victim to Temple University Hospital, where he was reported in stable condition with a foot wound and a grazing head wound, following a shooting incident reported at about 4:15 p.m. Monday on East Wishart Street near A Street in the Kensington section of the the city.

Medics pronounced a man dead at the scene after an overnight shooting incident in the East Mount Airy section of the city. The victim had suffered a neck wound and was found in a car on Ross Street, near East Hortter and Musgrave Streets at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday. 6ABC has a video report.

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