Three men were shot Thursday afternoon and overnight in Philadelphia, bringing the three-day total for gunshot victims to two dead and seven wounded in the city.
A 19-year-old man died after he was shot twice Thursday evening in South Philadelphia. The incident took place on South Bailey Street, near 26th and Morris Streets.
Police said that the victim was shot six times at point-blank range, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. CBS3 reported that the victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was later pronounced dead.
A 48-year-old man was reported in stable condition after he was shot in the back at about 1:20 a.m. Friday at North 55th and Media Streets in the Carroll Park section of West Philadelphia. Police said that the man was shot and robbed of $2,200 when he got out of his car, according to a Fox29 report. Two more men were killed in Carroll Park neighborhood Sunday night, as we previously reported.
An 18-year-old man was listed in stable condition after he was shot in the hand Thursday afternoon in the area of 22nd Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in North Philadelphia.
Separate shooting incidents have left three men wounded in the city Wednesday night, and left one man dead and two critically wounded one night earlier.
The Philadelphia Police web site now reports nine homicide victims during the first nine days of 2014. Six people had been killed during the same period last year.
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