Gun violence has left three people dead and ten wounded in Philadelphia since Friday afternoon, as a break from winter weather led more people outdoors for the first weekend in some time. Police were also investigating the discovery of several bodies found in cars. Click map markers for more information
As we reported Saturday, one teen was killed and another was wounded in Friday shooting incidents.
On Sunday we reported on a murder-suicide, the bodies found in cars, a double shooting which left a Temple University student wounded and another shooting victim in Germantown.
Six more people have been wounded in separate Philadelphia shooting incidents since our last report:
- A 22-year-old man was reported in stable condition with a grazing leg wound after he was shot in the area of Baltimore Avenue and 58th Street in West Philadelphia shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday.
- A 64-year-old man was reported in stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot on South Hollywood Street near Dickinson Street in Grays Ferry at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
- A 41-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the leg at about 6:45 p.m. Sunday on North Franklin Street near Master Street in North Philadelphia.
- A 22-year-old woman was shot at about 11 p.m. Sunday on East Tioga Street near B Street in Kensington. NBC10 reported that she was struck by a stray bullet during an argument between relatives.
- Police rushed a 46-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot twice at about 1 a.m. Monday in the area of Frankford Avenue and Orthodox Street.
- Finally, a 19-year-old man arrived at Hahnemann University Hospital with a foot wound at about 4 a.m. Monday.
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