Two killed in weekend shootings

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Two men were killed, and seven other people, including four teenagers, were injured in shootings from Friday to Sunday in Philadelphia, authorities said.

At 3:15 p.m. Sunday, a man was shot multiple times in the neck on the 2800 block of N. Lee Street in Kensington, police said.

The victim, who authorities said is between 25 and 30 years old, was taken to Temple University Hospital in a private vehicle. He died just before 3:45 p.m.

Police said a 36-year-old man died after he was shot in the chest, left shoulder and buttocks at around 1 p.m. Saturday on the 3000 block of N. 15th Street in North Philadelphia.

No arrests have been made in either killing, authorities said.

Just after 4 a.m. Saturday, a 30-year-old man was shot in the left knee outside on the 5000 block of Lancaster Avenue in the Parkside section of West Philadelphia. Officers rushed him to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in stable condition, according to police.

A 36-year-old man showed up at Episcopal Hospital after he was shot in the left side of his face at around 11:45 p.m. Friday on the 1800 block of E. Tusculum Street in Kensington, authorities said.

His injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

Earlier Friday night, just before 11 p.m., a 38-year-old man was shot in the lower back and right leg on the 1700 block of N. Marshall Street in North Philadelphia.

Police said he was taken to Temple Hospital, where he is in stable condition.

In West Philadelphia, a 16-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after he was shot once in the stomach at 8 p.m. Friday on the 300 block of N. 55th Street, authorities said.

He was listed in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, according to police.

Three teenagers were injured after shots rang out at around 4:15 p.m. Friday on the 1700 block of S. 30th Street in South Philadelphia.

A 13-year-old boy was shot in the left foot; a 15-year-old girl was struck in the right arm; and a 14-year-old girl also received a gunshot wound to her right arm, investigators said.

All three were in stable condition following the shooting.

Police said no arrests have been made in connection with any of the incidents.

Driver sought in Overbrook crash

Police are looking for this car and its driver in connection with a fatal hit-and-run.

Detectives are looking for a driver who left the scene after fatally hitting a woman last week in Overbrook.

Shampella R. Glover, 48, was getting into her car near her house on the 5600 block of Upland Way in Overbook when she was struck by an SUV at around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, authorities said.

Investigators believe the SUV is a 2006-to-2010 Ford Explorer that has damage to its front right side, including a missing lower fog light. Police described the driver as a Black man with dreadlocks.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Accident Investigation Unit at 215-685-3180.

Man charged in hit-and-run

Authorities have arrested a suspect who they say hit a man with his SUV on Roosevelt Boulevard and fled the scene on foot.

James R. Jones, 24, of East Germantown, was charged Friday with third-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, homicide by vehicle, DUI and a host of other crimes.

James R. Jones

Investigators say he was behind the wheel when an SUV struck 37-year-old Leonid Kadomsky, of Bustleton, just before 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9.

Kadomsky was standing near his disabled vehicle, which was next to the curb in the southbound outer lanes of the 7500 block of Roosevelt Boulevard. He died that night at a local hospital.

A passenger in the SUV later turned herself in at a police station. Jones surrendered to authorities Thursday, according to police.

Bail for Jones was set at 10% of $2 million, according to court records.

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