A police officer looks for evidence next to a Philadelphia CeaseFire poster while others work at the scene of a shooting late Friday night in the Brewerytown section of the city. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Police rushed the 24-year-old victim to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was reported in critical condition with multiple head and body wounds following the incident which took place at about 11:15 p.m. on North Hollywood Street, near West Jefferson and North 29th Streets.
One man was killed and three more men were wounded in additional Philadelphia shooting incidents reported Friday night and early Saturday. The weekend’s first shooting victim was discovered following a car accident about an hour earlier in Swampoodle, as we previously reported.
Early Saturday morning, a young man arrived with multiple gunshot wounds at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital in West Philadelphia. A good Samaritan picked up the victim at 54th and Pine Street at about 2:30 a.m., according to a tweet from Philadelphia Police Lieutenant David Bonk, who is asking witnesses to call police.
Police rushed a 23-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, after he was shot inside a home on Colwyn Street, near Old York Road and Lycoming Street in the Hunting Park section of the city at about 4:30 a.m. Updates: NBC10 and 6ABC reports now indicate that the victim was an innocent bystander and has now died.
Update: 6ABC is also reporting that police are searching for the armed men who shot a man during a robbery attempt in Frankford.
Before the overnight outbreak, nearly 48 hours had passed since Philadelphia’s last shooting victim had been reported Wednesday night in the Eastwick section of Southwest Philadelphia.
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