Philadelphia Shocked by Three Shooting Episodes; Three Dead and One Injured

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Three different shootings left three people dead and one injured in Philadelphia last night.

On Wednesday night, police got a call from West Westmoreland Street, at around 11.30 p.m. When they reached the spot, they found a 34-year-old woman unconscious in the driver’s seat of a car, with a gunshot wound. The car had rammed three vehicles, before it stopped at the 200 block of Westmoreland Street. The woman was transported to the Temple hospital, but she succumbed to her injuries there.

Philadelphia police said that the woman had suffered a gunshot wound in her left arm, the bullet went through her arm and into her chest.

Based on the evidence on the scene, police say that the suspect had fired around 11 shots and had used a large-caliber semi-automatic weapon. Police are watching the surveillance video and interviewing the witnesses.

Same night, before 2 a.m., a man suffering from a gunshot wound in the head, drove to the 12t district police headquarters. According to the police, the victim said that he was approached by two men at the 67th Street and Guyer Avenue. The men demanded the victim to give up his car, a Mercedes. The victim said that the men fired several gunshots into his car, when he tried to drive away. One of the bullets grazed the victim in the left temple. He was taken to the Presbyterian Hospital. He is reported to be in a stable condition.

Around 2.15 a.m., police responded to another call of shoo… MORE

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