Philadelphia’s violent summer continued this weekend, as at least 24 people were shot in a 40-hour period.
In one incident, gunmen opened fire on police who responded to a crowd of more than 200 people that were gathered Saturday night at 11:30 p.m. on the 700 block of N. 10th Street in North Philadelphia, authorities said.
No officers were hit, and police did not return fire, but five civilians were shot, investigators said.
Among the victims was a 16-year-old boy, 18-year-old man and 19-year-old woman, police said. All were transported to hospitals, where authorities said they were in stable condition.
At least 38 shots were fired, as detectives found spent AR-15 and 40-caliber shell casings. No one was arrested.
On Sunday morning, just before 5 a.m., police found a 40-year-old man dead inside a car on the 4700 block of Lansing Street in Holmesburg. He had a gunshot wound to the upper left side of his chest.
In West Philadelphia, a man died after being shot ten times throughout his body at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on the 5000 block of Merion Street. His age is not known, police said.
Police were called just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday to the 2100 block of Webster Street in Southwest Philadelphia after a 20-year-old man was shot in the head. Medics pronounce him dead at the scene.
A man in his 30s was killed in a drive-by shooting at 3:45 p.m. Sunday near 55th and Vine streets in West Philadelphia, police said. The suspects fled in a burgundy sedan, according to investigators.
He was rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with two gunshot wounds to his back and one to his left arm. He died just before 5:15 p.m.
Homicide detectives continue to investigate all four killings.
Earlier in the day, a 24-year-old man was shot once in the back and once in the abdomen at around 6:30 a.m. on the 2700 block of Judson Street in North Philadelphia. He was listed in critical condition, police said.
The day before, about a block away,a 40-year-old man was shot once in the back at around 2:30 a.m. on the 2700 block of N. Ringgold St. His injuries were not life-threatening.
Authorities haven’t said whether the shootings could be related.
In Kingsessing, a 35-year-old man was shot in the upper right side of his back just before 5:30 a.m. Sunday and drove himself to Mercy Hospital, where he is in stable condition, according to authorities.
About an hour earlier, a 27-year-old man was dropped off at Albert Einstein Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his right hand. Investigators said he was injured when gunfire broke out near Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.
A 23-year-old man was taken to the hospital in serious condition after being shot just after 2 a.m. Sunday on the 6100 block of Lansdowne Avenue in West Philadelphia. He suffered wounds to his chest and left hip, according to police.
Officers rushed a 24-year-old man to Penn Presbyterian Saturday night with gunshot wounds to his buttocks and left hip after shots rang out at around 8:45 p.m. Saturday on the 3100 block of Tasker Street in Grays Ferry.
Police said he is in stable condition.
A 19-year-old showed up at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at 3:20 p.m. Saturday with a gunshot wound to his lower left leg. He was hit in the area of 60th and Callowhill streets in West Philadelphia.
Two women were hospitalized following a shooting just after 6 a.m. on the 800 block of W. Sedgley Street in North Philadelphia. A 22-year-old woman was shot once in the right shoulder and three times in the leg, and a 30-year-old woman was struck in the left arm.
Both victims were in stable condition, authorities said.
In Eastwick, a 26-year-old was shot multiple times in both legs at 4:30 a.m. on the 2600 block of Bialy Street. His injuries are not life-threatening, police said.
A 17-year-old is in critical condition after he was shot in the back and stomach just after 2 a.m. on the 500 block of W. York Street in North Philadelphia.
At around the same time, a 28-year-old man was shot in the back on the 100 block of E. Lippincott Street in Kensington, police said. He is in stable condition.
Two blocks away, a 41-year-old man was shot six times in his legs at around 1:15 a.m. Saturday on the 3200 block of Jasper Street. Officers transported him to Temple University Hospital, where he was in stable condition.
Three minutes earlier, a 27-year-old woman was shot in the left foot on East Coulter Street in East Germantown, authorities said.
A 28-year-old man walked into Temple Hospital at around 12:15 a.m. Saturday with a gunshot wound to his hand following a shooting on the 4600 block of Newhall Street in Germantown, according to police.
Authorities reported no arrests in connection with any of the incidents.