Six shooting victims reported in six hours Sunday night in Philadelphia

22nd Street & Lehigh Avenue ShootingPolice gather at the crime scene after two 18-year-olds were shot Sunday night in North Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

22nd Street & Lehigh Avenue ShootingAccording to police, the victims were wounded just after 9 p.m. outside a corner store on the southwest corner of 22nd Street and Lehigh Avenue.

Police rushed both teens to Temple University Hospital where one was reported in critical condition with chest wounds and the second was reported stable with a shoulder wound. 6ABC has a video report.

22nd Street & Lehigh Avenue Shooting

Four more men were wounded — two critically — in three more shooting incidents reported across the city in the span of six hours beginning Sunday evening.

The first victim was reported at about 6:45 p.m. in the area of Marshall and Master Streets in the Ludlow section of North Philadelphia. Police rushed a 20-year-old man to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition with a head wound. According to another 6ABC report, police said that the victim was shot during a robbery attempt.

Two men were reported in stable condition after they were shot at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the area of 28th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue, on the edge of Brewerytown in North Philadelphia. One victim was reported stable at Hahnemann with hand and leg wounds and the second man was stable at Temple with a leg wound.

Finally, police rushed a 38-year-old man to Temple, where he was reported in critical condition after he was shot twice in the Frankford section of the city shortly before 12:30 a.m. Monday. We will have more information in this incident in our next report.

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