Police wound gun suspect Saturday night; three men wounded in additional Philadelphia incidents

S. Dover Street Police DischargeInvestigators gather evidence at the scene after police shot and wounded a man during a confrontation Saturday night in the Grays Ferry section of South Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

S. Dover Street Police DischargeThe incident took place shortly after 9:30 p.m. on South Dover Street, near Tasker and 29th Streets.

An armed suspect was confronted by police who fired when he did not drop his weapon, according to a report from 6ABC which added that a gun was recovered at the scene.

S. Dover Street Police Discharge

The wounded suspect was listed in stable condition with arm wounds at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Two men in their 30s were wounded in a shooting reported on Germantown Avenue near Logan Street, just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the Germantown section of the city. According to another 6ABC report, both victims were taken to Albert Einstein Hospital in critical condition.

A 28-year-old man was listed in critical condition after he was shot on North Broad Street near West Rockland Street shortly after midnight Sunday. NBC10 reported that the victim was struck once in the arm and twice in the leg.

Multiple shooting victims have now been reported in Philadelphia for five consecutive days. Previously:

Last weekend, a violent outbreak left two men dead, a woman in critical condition and two children wounded Saturday night, and two more men dead after a triple shooting Sunday night.

On Monday, the Philadelphia Police Department released information on the first seven homicide victims of 2014, six of whom had been shot to death.

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