Teen among five new Philadelphia shooting victims; one man is dead

Map: Six shooting incidents have been reported in Philadelphia between early Friday afternoon and the early hours of Saturday morning.

Medics rushed a teenager to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot in the back shortly before 9 p.m. Friday in the area of Fairmount Avenue and North 7th Street, on the border of North Philadelphia and Northern Liberties.

The 16-year-old victim was shot during an argument between two groups, according to NBC10. CBS3 reported that he was struck in the lower back.

Police are looking for at least two men who ran from the scene, according to 6ABC:


One man is dead and another was hospitalized following a shooting incident reported shortly after midnight Saturday morning in the area of North 4th Street and West Indiana Avenue in Fairhill. A man in his twenties was shot in the chest and died a short time later at Temple University Hospital, according to CBS3.

Another man arrived at Temple with a leg wound and was listed in stable condition. NBC10 reported that he was being held as a person of interest:


A 31-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Jeans Hospital after he was shot in the arm shortly before 1 a.m. Friday n the area of Morefield and Veree Roads in the Bustleton section of the city. Another man was critically wounded in an assault rifle attack Thursday evening in Bustleton, as we previously reported.

Medics rushed a 36-year-old man to Jefferson University Hospital, where he was reported stable after he was shot in the thigh after 2:45 a.m. Saturday on Carpenter Street near Front Street in the Queen Village section of Philadelphia. NBC10 reported details on the confrontation:


Six more men were shot from Thursday evening through Friday afternoon in Philadelphia, as we previously reported.

Updated: Four men wounded in three shootings Tuesday night

A 19-year-old man was listed in stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot in the hand around 7 p.m. Tuesday on South Yewdall Terrace, near Lindbergh Boulevard and South 54th Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

Shortly after 9 p.m., a 40-year-old man was shot in the head while riding in a car on North Franklin Street, near 7th and Clearfield Streets in the Fairhill section of the city. Police rushed him to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Update: A 24-year-old man was also reported stable at Temple after suffering a hand wound during the same incident.

Latest: A 19-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center after he was shot in the leg around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Belfield and Wister Streets in Logan.

Seven people had been shot — three fatally — during incidents reported over the past 24 hours in the CastorEastwickLoganNorth Philadelphia and Pascahll neighborhoods.

An armed home invasion was being investigated Tuesday night in the Cresecentville section of of the city.

Shooter wounds man Monday morning in Fairhill

Police rushed a 19-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot multiple times around 10:20 a.m. Monday in the area North Lawrence and West Cambria Streets, near North 5th Street in the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia. The victim was struck six times, according to a report from 6ABC.