Teens and young woman among latest Philadelphia shooting victims

M Street ShootingPolice investigate the crime scene after a 17-year-old boy was wounded in shooting incident Friday night in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

M Street ShootingFour new shooting victims have been reported in Philadelphia since twelve people were shot in the span from Thursday morning through Friday morning, as we previously reported.

According to police, the Juniata Park victim was in stable condition after he was shot in the leg at about 8:20 p.m. in a driveway near M Street and East Lycoming Street.

Police are investigating a shooting in the Frankford section of Philadelphia that left a man critically wounded Friday night. That victim was rushed to Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the back on Tackawanna Street at about 11:30 p.m., according to a report from 6ABC. NBC10 adds that bullets struck inside and outside a home and that the victim had been struck several times.

A 21-year-old woman was wounded in an apparent accidental shooting incident Friday afternoon inside a SEPTA subway station at 40th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia. CBS3, 6ABC, NBC10, Fox29 and The Philadelphia Inquirer have reports.

Finally, a 15-year-old was reported in stable condition after he was shot in the hand shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday in the area of 21st and Tasker Streets in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia.

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