Three men were critically wounded in separate incidents Tuesday night in Philadelphia, pushing the total number of reported shooting victims over 50 this month in Philadelphia.
Medics rushed a 27-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was reported in critical condition Tuesday after he was shot at about 8 p.m. on North Reese Street, near West Luzerne and North 5th Streets in the Hunting Park section of the city.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the victim suffered an abdominal wound inside a property at that location.
A critically wounded man was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania by police after he was shot multiple times just before 10 p.m. on Lancaster Avenue near Fairmount Avenue in the Belmont section of West Philadelphia.
And police rushed a 27-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot inside a bar at Belfield Avenue and East Penn Street in East Germantown at about midnight.
The latest victim was playing a video game inside the Little Spot II bar when he was shot several times in a targeted attack, according to 6ABC. NBC10 reports that seven other people were inside the bar at the time but that none were injured.
At least four shooting victims have died this month in Philadelphia and another 19 were initially reported in critical condition at area hospitals. Eight teens have been wounded, including a 16-year-old, and the oldest shooting victim was 61. Seven double shootings have been reported.
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