A 33-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting incident reported just before midnight Saturday on West Girard Avenue near 39th Street in West Philadelphia. He had been shot in the head, neck and chest.
Police also designated a crime scene outside the HUP emergency room after a TEC-9 semi-automatic handgun fell from the rear of a patrol car when officers arrived with the victim.
Additional victims reported overnight:
• Police rushed a 42-year-old man to HUP, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot in the shoulder around 12:45 a.m. Sunday on South Corlies Street, near 30th and Morris Streets in South Philadelphia.
• A 20-year-old man was listed in critical condition at Temple University Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds following an incident reported on West Luray Street, near 7th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard in the Hunting Park section of the city. According to a report from 6ABC, authorities said they found an AK-47 inside the car in which the victim arrived at the hospital.
• A 22-year-old man was reported stable at Temple after he was shot three times around 6:30 a.m. in the area of North Broad and West Wyoming Streets in the Logan section of the city.
• Medics rushed a 31-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot in the stomach around 8:30 a.m. on North 13th Street near West Wingohocking Street in Logan.
Posted by Jim MacMillan.
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