11 injured in weekend shootings, stabbings

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At least 11 people were injured in violent altercations over the weekend in Philadelphia, including a man who was gunned down Sunday morning in North Philadelphia.

Police said a 22-year-old man was shot multiple times throughout his body just before 11 a.m. Sunday on the 1000 block of W. Arizona Street. He was rushed to Temple University Hospital, where he died shortly thereafter.

No arrests have been made.

Through Saturday, 316 people had been killed in the city in 2020, a 32% increase over last year.

In Mantua, a woman in her mid-30s was stabbed once in the left arm at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on the 700 block of N. Dekalb Street, authorities said. She was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Detectives continue to search for a suspect in the stabbing.

On Saturday, just before 10 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot once in the chest on the 5600 block of Arch Street in West Philadelphia. He arrived at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and his injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

Three people were struck by gunfire when shots rang out at 9 p.m. Saturday near the corner of 18th and Dauphin streets in North Philadelphia.

Officers responded to the scene and found a 59-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Two other victims, a 56-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl, showed up to Temple Hospital in a private vehicle.

The man was shot multiple times in his leg, and the girl was hit in the left shoulder, police said. All three are in stable condition.

About 20 minutes earlier, a 22-year-old man was stabbed once in the side on the 1300 block of W. Cambria Street in North Philadelphia, authorities said. After arriving at the hospital in critical condition, he immediately went into surgery, investigators said.

A 61-year-old woman was stabbed at around 8:15 a.m. Saturday inside an apartment on the 5600 block of Race Street in West Philadelphia.

She was transported to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with wounds to her upper chest and left arm. Her injuries are not life-threatening, police said.

Officers arrested a man, but investigators revealed no further details.

Just after 5:30 a.m. Saturday, a woman was shot three times on the 900 block of N. 47th Street in the Mill Creek section of West Philadelphia, authorities said. She had gunshot wounds to her left arm, left shoulder and face.

Officers rushed her to Penn Presbyterian, where she was in critical condition. Police did not provide an age for the victim.

A 24-year-old man was shot once in the stomach at 2:45 a.m. Saturday on the 800 block of W. Sedgley Avenue in North Philadelphia, authorities said. He showed up at Temple Hospital, where he is being treated for nonlife-threatening injuries.

In Southwest Philadelphia, a 46-year-old woman was injured after being shot in the thigh just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday on the 4900 block of Woodland Avenue. Police said she is in stable condition.

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