New outbreak leaves 14 wounded or killed in Philadelphia shootings since Monday morning

Three men are dead and 11 people have been wounded in 11 shooting incidents reported in Philadelphia between Monday morning and early Wednesday. (View the interactive map.)

Two men were wounded in a shooting reported around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on West Wellens Street, near North 3rd Street and Fisher Avenue in the Olney section of Philadelphia. Both victims, ages 20 and 23, were listed in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center.

Stray bullets hit multiple cars and homes in the area, according to NBC10. According to a report from 6ABC, police found 20 shell casings at the scene.

Last week, more than 36 hours passed with no shooting victims reported between Wednesday night and Friday night, followed by an unusually quiet weekend during which only five people were shot.

But a new outbreak of gun violence has left 14 people wounded or killed in Philadelphia since Monday morning, as we have been reporting:

• Shooter wounds man Monday morning in Fairhill
• Man wounded Monday night in North Philadelphia
• Barbershop owner critically wounded in Castor Monday night
• Man killed, two women wounded in overnight shootings
• Man killed in car Tuesday afternoon in Eastwick
• Fatal shooting reported Tuesday in Southwest Philadelphia
• Four men wounded in three shootings Tuesday night

Posted by Jim MacMillan.


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