Critically wounded deliveryman among seven people shot in Philadelphia since last weekend

Deliveryman Shooting

Crime scene tape surrounds the victim’s car after a 60-year-old man was critically wounded during a robbery and shooting Tuesday night in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

According to investigators, police responded to the 6200 block of Kindred Street for reports of a shooting shortly after 7:30 p.m. and found the victim suffering from several chest wounds. They rushed him to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

Deliveryman ShootingPolice said the victim was delivering food for the nearby Panda Chinese & American Food Restaurant and was lured to a vacant row house by three men who robbed him of an unknown amount of money before shooting him at close range with a shotgun.

Deliveryman Shooting

CBS3, 6ABC, NBC10, Fox29, the Philadelphia Daily News and The Philadelphia Inquirer also have reports from the Oxford Circle incident.

Two men were reported in stable condition after two separate shootings reported earlier Tuesday: Medics rushed a 19-year-old man to Einstein after he was shot in the arm at about 1:15 p.m. on North 11 Street in Logan. And a 20-year-old was  treated for a hand wound at Temple University Hospital after he was shot at about 6:30 p.m. at 23rd and Diamond Streets in North Philadelphia.

Shooting incidents also left three people wounded Monday in Philadelphia: A 19-year-old man was shot in the stomach and a 25-year-old woman was shot in the foot at about 10 a.m. at North Mascher Street and West Nedro Avenue in Olney. And a 25-year-old woman was reported in stable condition at Einstein after she suffered a hand wound form a stray bullet while sitting in a car on Wakefield Street in East Germantown.

UPDATED: A woman was shot and killed at about 6 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Champlost Avenue and Front Street in the Olney section of the city. 6ABC and the Philadelphia Daily News have reports.

Our latest count of gunshot victims this month in Philadelphia now includes 24 dead and 46 wounded, included 14 people who were initially reported in critical condition.

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