Philly had a rough time Wednesday night and early Thursday morning with multiple sources reporting violent incidents — one of which was fatal—all around the city.
Philly.com reported that the City of Brotherly Love saw four people wounded from three shootings and one injured in a stabbing, all within one hour.
A 17-year-old boy was reportedly shot in the chest near 63rd and Arch streets around 5:00 p.m. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in critical condition.
A 24-year-old man was shot in the armpit and right side in West Philadelphia on the 1500 block of South Vodges Street around 5:30 p.m., Philly.com said. The man is now in stable condition at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
A 22-year-old man was also reportedly shot multiple times near Sixth and Emily streets, and arrived at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital at 5:30 p.m. He is in stable condition.
A 19-year-old man was shot two times, in both legs near 54th and Poplar streets in West Philadelphia around 7:43 p.m.. Philly.com added. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and is in stable condition.
A 27-year-old man was shot in the shoulder around 8:20 p.m. on the 6800 block of Woodland Avenue. He was also taken to Penn Presbyterian.
Another man was shot four times in the Germantown section of the city near Chew Avenue and East Locust Street around 1 a.m. According to a report from ABC6, he was shot with a ”semiautomatic weapon, perhaps an assault rifle.”
Later that morning around 2:00 a.m. police found a man in his 40s on the 100 block of Indiana Avenue in the city’s Fairhill section who had been killed by multiple gunshot wounds, Fox 29 reported.
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