Police investigate the scene of a shooting left one woman dead and a second critically wounded early Sunday morning in West Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Two shooting incidents — in less than an hour and a little more than a mile apart — left two people dead and two more hospitalized, as a recent spate of violent robberies continued.
In the first incident, shortly after 2:30 a.m., a 28-year-old woman was shot in the chest outside a bar at 53rd and Market Streets during an apparent robbery and pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
A 35-year-old woman was shot in the arm during the same incident and rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where she was reported in stable condition.
Police rushed two men in their 20s to HUP after they were each shot multiple times at about 3:15 a.m. on South 57th Street near Hoffman Avenue in the Kingessing section of Southwest Philadelphia.
One man was pronounced dead a short time later and the second was reported in critical condition.
As reports form 6ABC and NBC10 point out, recent armed robberies and shootings have left one woman dead and a man critically wounded. Two suspects have now been charged in connection with one of those incidents, according to philly.com.
Three teens were wounded in Friday night shootings in Philadelphia. Police rushed a 15-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man to Temple University Hospital after they were shot just after 10 p.m. on Glenwood Avenue, near 25th and Diamond Streets in North Philadelphia. The older teen was listed in critical condition with chest wounds and the 15-year-old was stable.
A 16-year-old boy was listed in stable condition after he was shot in the neck shortly before midnight at 55th Street and Haverford Avenue in West Philadelphia. Medics rushed him to HUP.
One man is dead and a second was wounded in a domestic violence incident in Chester County early Saturday, according to CBS3. A shooting in the city of Chester, in Delaware County, left one man in critical condition late Saturday, according to 6ABC. NBC10 reported that two police officers are recovering after investigators say they were attacked by a crowd while trying to help a shooting victim outside a lodge in Pottstown early Sunday.
No injuries were reported after an armed home invasion robbery in South Philadelphia overnight. Two men with guns broke into a home on South 6th Street.
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