1 dead, 8 wounded in separate Philly shootings
Police said a quintuple shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. in Southwest Philadelphia.
One man was killed and seven other people were wounded in two separate shootings Friday night in Philadelphia, police said.
A ninth victim was injured in a third shooting as the gun violence continued late into the night.
Around 8:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting on the 2700 block of Ruby Terrace, near Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philadelphia, and found five victims inside and outside of a residence — four men and a 14-year-old girl with a graze wound to her stomach.
All the victims were taken by police or medics to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. One man was later pronounced dead at the hospital. He was in his late 20s or early 30s and had been shot several times in both legs. Police took him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:48 p.m.
Police later said a 38-year-old man shot in the right leg was taken by medics to the hospital and was in stable condition.
A 33-year-old man shot once in the arm was taken by police to the hospital and was in stable condition.
A 29-year-old man was shot twice in the chest and twice in the abdomen. He was taken by police to the same hospital and was initially reported in critical but stable condition.
The 14-year-old girl also was taken to the hospital by police and was listed in stable condition.
Police reported no arrests and said the victims were not cooperating with the investigation.
Earlier, in the city’s Kensington section, a man and two women were shot just before 7:40 p.m. on the 600 block of East Ontario Street.
A 40-year-old woman was shot three times in the chest and once in the left leg. She was taken by police to Temple University Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition.
A 54-year-old woman shot three times in the left leg also was taken by police to Temple. She was listed in stable condition.
A 20-year-old man shot in the left ankle and twice in the right hip was taken by private vehicle to Temple. He was listed in stable condition. The vehicle was held by police at the hospital.
Police reported no arrests or other details.
Shortly before 9 p.m., a 29-year-old man was outside on the 1600 block of South 53rd Street in Southwest Philadelphia when he was shot in the right buttock.
He was taken by police to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and was listed in stable condition.
No arrests were reported in that case.