Four people were wounded in three separate shootings and one stabbing late Wednesday afternoon in Philadelphia. All of the incidents occurred around 5 p.m., and no arrests were reported.
A 24-year-old man was in critical condition after he was shot in the armpit and right side in West Philadelphia, police said. The shooting happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Vodges Street.
The victim was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. A firearm was recovered, police said.
A teenage boy was also in critical condition after a West Philadelphia shooting near 63rd and Arch Streets. The victim, 17, was shot in the chest about 5 p.m. and also taken to Penn Presbyterian.
A 22-year-old man arrived at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital at 5:30 p.m. after being shot multiple times in South Philadelphia, near Sixth and Emily Streets, police said. He was in stable condition.
And a 27-year-old woman was hospitalized Wednesday after a stabbing around 5 p.m. in West Philadelphia. Police said she was stabbed in a shoulder on North Conestoga Street and was listed in stable condition at Penn Presbyterian.
The violence continued into the evening.
At 7:43 p.m. near 54th and Poplar Streets in West Philadelphia, a 19-year-old man was shot two times, in both legs, while on the street. He was also taken to Penn Presbyterian, where he was in stable condition.
Less than hour later, also in West Philadelphia, a 27-year-old man was shot and left in critical condition. Police said he was shot in the shoulder at 8:20 p.m. on the 6800 block of Woodland Avenue.
He also ended up at Penn Presbyterian.