Three people were killed, including two teenagers, in separate multiple shootings Sunday in yet another weekend of gun violence in Philadelphia.
In a quintuple shooting shortly after 4 p.m. on the 100 block of East Albanus Street in the city’s Olney section, males ages 17 and 23 were each shot multiple times, according to police. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
Three other men were injured there: a 22-year-old, shot five times in the chest, arms, back and buttocks; a 21-year-old, shot once in the left ankle; and a 21-year-old, shot once in the right thigh, police said.
All were in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia Sunday night, according to police.
Less than three hours earlier, a triple shooting in North Philadelphia left another teenager dead and two others injured, one seriously.
The victims, all males, were in a light blue Nissan on the 2800 block of North 21st Street when they were shot around 1:30 p.m., police said.
The deceased, who police said was 17 or 18, was shot once in the head and pronounced dead at the scene.
A 19-year-old was shot eight times in the upper torso and was listed in extremely critical condition Sunday evening at Temple University Hospital, according to police. An 18-year-old shot once in the left arm was in stable condition at Temple, police said.
In a separate case just after 1 p.m. in Kensington, police said a 28-year-old man was shot three times in the legs while inside a vehicle on the 600 block of East Wishart Street. He was taken to Temple in critical condition.
Early Sunday, around 12:30 a.m., a 37-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman were shot at 54th Street and Woodland Avenue in the city’s Kingsessing section. The man was shot once in the chest and three times in the groin; the woman was shot once in the left shoulder, police said.
Both were in stable condition at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, police said.
No arrests were reported in any of the shootings.