The weekend began with yet another quadruple shooting in Philadelphia amid a spike in shootings of four or more victims.
The most recent, at 9:30 p.m. Friday, took place inside a convenience store in the 5600 block of Market Street in West Philadelphia, police said.
There, two men, 34 and 29, were each shot once in a foot, a 37-year-old woman was shot once in the left shoulder, and a 17-year-old male was shot once in the chest and once in a leg, according to police.
They were all in stable condition at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center on Saturday, police said.
As of Thursday, there had been eight shootings in which four or more people were struck by bullets, with a total of 42 victims, The Inquirer reported after analyzing city data. At the same time last year, there had been two shootings with a total of nine victims, according to the data.
By this time last year, the city had recorded just one death in shootings of four or more people. The total this year was seven, as of Thursday, The Inquirer reported. And with just over 190 homicides, the city is on track to exceed last year’s total of 499 slayings and the all-time high of 500 in 1990.
In other shootings this weekend, two male teens were hit by gunfire around 6 p.m. Friday in the city’s Harrowgate section, on the 1900 block of East Wensley Street, police said.
An 18-year-old who was shot several times in the head and torso was in extremely critical condition at Temple University Hospital. A 17-year-old shot in the left leg was at Temple in stable condition, police said.
Shootings Saturday morning injured three more people.
Around 12:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man was shot once in the left hip on the 2700 block of Germantown Avenue in North Philadelphia. He was in critical condition at Temple, police said.
At 1:45 a.m., a man 40 to 50 years old was shot once in the neck inside Bar 50 on the 1300 block of North 50th Street in the city’s Parkside section, police said. He was in critical condition at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
And at 8:46 a.m., a 33-year-old woman was shot twice in the buttocks on the 8600 block of Gillespie Street near Holmesburg. Her condition at Jefferson Torresdale Hospital was not known, police said.
Later Saturday the gun violence continued with a double shooting shortly after 2 p.m. on the 600 block of West Diamond Street in North Philadelphia. Police said a 27-year-old man was shot in the right hip and in the left buttock, and a 25-year-old man was shot in the right leg. Both were in stable condition at Temple.
No arrests were reported in any of the shootings.
Police also reported three stabbings Saturday:
At 12:26 a.m., a 67-year-old man was found on the 500 block of West Erie Avenue in Hunting Park with stab wounds to the chest, right shoulder, and abdomen, along with multiple cuts to the head. He was in stable condition at Temple.
At 1:20 a.m., a 32-year-old man was stabbed in the chest on the 1200 block of North 55th Street in West Philadelphia. He was in critical condition at Penn Presbyterian. An arrest was made, but police provided no additional details.
At 6:13 p.m., a 21-year-old woman was stabbed under the right breast on the 6000 block of Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia. Police said she was in stable condition at Penn Presbyterian.
Staff writer Robert Moran contributed to this article.