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3 men killed in separate Philly shootings

The fatal shootings occurred in Overbrook, Logan, and North Philadelphia.

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Three men were killed Monday evening in separate shootings that happened within an hour in Philadelphia, police said.

The first fatal shooting happened just after 6 p.m., when a 20-year-old man and two teens were shot while sitting in a car with a fourth male on the 4700 block of North 11th Street in the city's Logan section.

The man, identified Tuesday as Tony Pitts, of the 1200 block of Sanger Street, was wounded at least eight times. Police rushed him to Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 6:18.

The teenage victims — a 17-year-old boy who was wounded in the left buttock and a 16-year-old boy who was shot three times in the right arm and once in the back — were reported in stable condition at Einstein.

Police said they were looking for a single gunman who was dressed in all-black clothing.

Around the same time, a 24-year-old man was shot in the head by a woman on the 1200 block of West Tucker Street in North Philadelphia, police said.

The victim, identified as Michael Gaffney, who lived on the block, was taken to Temple University Hospital. where he was pronounced dead at 6:22 p.m.

Then, shortly before 7 p.m., a 29-year-old man was shot once in the buttocks by an unknown assailant on the 5400 block of Euclid Street in Overbrook.

The victim, identified as Durrell Miller, of the 5300 block of Berks Street, was taken to Lankenau Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:22 p.m.

No arrests have been announced in any of the homicides.

Earlier Monday afternoon, a 16-year-old girl was shot but survived in West Philadelphia. That shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the 5500 block of Baltimore Avenue. The girl was taken by private vehicle to Mercy Philadelphia Hospital with  wounds to her left shoulder and left torso. She was listed in stable condition.