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Slide show above: Police investigate double shooting scene in Grays Ferry. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
One man was killed and another was wounded by gunfire early Sunday on South 35th Street in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia. According to investigators, police responded to calls for a shooting near an after-hours club just before 3 a.m. and arrived to find a 28-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his neck, arm and torso.
Update: Police have identified the dead man as Rashul Isaacs, 28, of 18th Street near Morris in Point Breeze, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.
Officers rushed him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, but he was pronounced soon after. A 27-year-old man was shot twice during the same incident and listed in stable condition at HUP after he was dropped off in a private car.
Crime scene investigators gather at the Grays Ferry shooting scene. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Investigators said a fight broke out at the corner of 35th and Wharton Streets shortly after 3 a.m., according to NCB10. 6ABC reported that one of the victims was smoking outside the club when he was struck in the neck with a stray bullet.
As we reported earlier, another man was killed when gunfire followed an argument in Logan overnight. Shots were also during a home invasion robbery in Olney Saturday evening, but no injuries were reported.
In a Sunday afternoon incident, a 16-year-old was shot and killed inside a home on Wallace Street near 16th Street in Spring Garden. NBC10 reported that he was shot in the face. He was taken to Hahnemann Hospital and pronounced dead just before 4 p.m., according to CBS3 and 6ABC.
UPDATE: NBC10 has now identified the victim as 17-year-old Antonio Flores.
UPDATE: Another man was wounded in a shooting Sunday night in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Medics rushed the 23-year-old victim to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot on Hartville Street, near East Clearfield and E Streets at about 7:45 p.m.
On Friday night, police rushed a 17-year-old to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot several times just before 10 p.m. on South 56th Street, near Cedar Avenue in West Philadelphia. He was standing in front of a barbershop when an unidentified gunman opened fire, according to NBC10. 6ABC reported that the victim was struck three times, including once in the neck.
A 36-year-old man was wounded in another incident, shortly after 10 p.m. Friday at 22nd Street and Hunting Park Avenue on the edge of the Nicetown and Tioga section of the city. Police rushed him to Temple University Hospital, where he was reported inn stable condition.
On Thursday, medics rushed a 25-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds after a shooting on North Broad Street near 70th Avenue, shortly before 3 p.m. in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. CBS3 and NBC10 had brief reports. CBS3, NBC10 and Fox29 had brief reports.
Posted by Jim MacMillan.