1 Dead, 4 Hurt in Philly Shootings

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    Police are investigating several shootings in Philadelphia that killed one man and sent five men to the hospital.

    On Friday, shortly after 8:30 p.m., police responded to the report of a shooting on the 5500 block of Lansdowne Avenue. When they arrived they found a 26-year-old man suffering several gunshot wounds to the head and chest. The man was pronounced dead at 9:44 p.m.

    Police say another victim, a 24-year-old man, was shot once in the arm and leg. He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Police have not yet revealed his condition.

    Police say the suspects are four men who were riding inside a white, older model boxed-shape car, possible a Buick.

    At 12:50 a.m., police responded to the 3800 block of Pearl Street in West Philadelphia for a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found a 21-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds, one in the left arm, two in the right arm and two to the abdomen. He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he is currently listed in critical condition.

    As police secured the scene, another victim, a 28-year-old man who was bleeding from his left ear, walked up to them and claimed he had been shot. He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he is currently in stable condition.

    No arrests in the shooting have been made. The suspect is described as a clean-shaven man between the ages of 23 and 24 wearing a green sweat shirt.

    Another man was shot shortly after 3 a.m. on the 2000 block of North 11th Street in North Philadelphia. He was taken to Temple University Hospital where he is currently in critical condition.

    Shortly after 5 p.m., a 41-year-old man was walking on the 2000 block of Cambria Street in the Frankford section of the city when he was approached by three men, according to investigators. Police say the suspects demanded the victim's money, leading to a struggle. Police say one of the suspects then fired, striking the victim in the back. He was taken to Temple University Hospital where he is in stable condition.

    If you have any information on any of these incidents, please call Philadelphia Police.

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