Shootings have left five men wounded — one critically — in Philadelphia since our last briefing Thursday.
- Police rushed a 31-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition with multiple gunshot wounds after an incident reported around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Dauphin and Colorado Streets, near 17th Street in North Philadelphia.
- A 22-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting Thursday night on North Salford Street, near 60th and Arch Streets in West Philadelphia. The victim was shot in the back around 8 p.m. and rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, according to 6ABC.
- Police rushed an 18-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was reported in stable condition after he was shot in the back of the head around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, at Osage Avenue and 62nd Street in West Philadelphia — at the scene pictured above. According to police, officers responded to calls reporting gunfire and found the victim with a gunshot wound to the back of his head. A handgun and 22 pieces of ballistic evidence of two different calibers were found at the scene, police said. The Philadelphia Inquirer has a brief report in both Thursday night incidents in West Philadelphia. The 6200 block of Osage Avenue was also the scene of the historic 1985 MOVE confrontation in Philadelphia.
- As we reported earlier, a 20-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Thursday night near the main campus of Temple University in North Philadelphia.
- Finally, a 20-year-old man was reported stable at Temple with an arm wound after he was shot around 11 a.m. Friday on 12th Street near Girard Avenue in North Philadelphia.
Updates:The Philadelphia Daily News has identified the young man killed Thursday morning in Germantown as Tyrek Connor, 25. NBC10 has video of a SWAT officer leading students to safety during Wednesday’s lockdown, after a person with a gun was reported on the campus.
Regional report:A man was shot in the face near a youth peace march Friday morning in Camden, according to nj.com. A police officer was robber at gunpoint in Atlantic City last February, according to a new report from NBC10. Three men were indicted this week in connection with the robbery and shooting death of a Woodbury gas, NJ station attendant last simmer, according to nj.com.
A man in his 20s was shot in the chest Thursday night in Wilmington, Delaware, just hours after Wilmington's new police chief officially took over, according to a 6ABC report. A 59-year-old man was shot several times in an Allentown, Pennsylvania laundromat Thursday afternoon, according to mcall.com.
Posted by Jim MacMillan.
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