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Slew of shootings, several homicides probed in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a slew of shootings, including several homicides, have the holiday weekend off to a violent start in Philadelphia.

Police say gunfire shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday in the Hunting Park neighborhood of North Philadelphia killed a 25-year-old man and a 31-year-old man and wounded two other men listed in stable condition.

A double shooting at about 10:45 p.m. Friday in Southwest Philadelphia killed one 24-year-old woman and critically wounded another 24-year-old woman.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday in West Philadelphia, a 32-year-old man was found in a vehicle with gunshot wounds. He later died at a hospital.

A northeast Philadelphia shooting critically injured a man, and victims were listed in stable condition after shootings in south and Southwest Philadelphia. No arrests were reported in any of the shootings.


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