5 Struck in 5 Separate Philly Shootings

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    Police say five people are in the hospital after five shootings in Philadelphia on Saturday.

    The first shooting took place outside a barbershop on the 3400 block of Germantown Avenue. Investigators say a 32-year-old man was inside when two other men began to argue outside the shop.

    One of the men allegedly pulled out a gun and opened fire, striking the 32-year-old man in the right hand.

    The victim walked to Temple University Hospital. He is currently in stable condition.

    Police say a second shooting occurred on the 4900 block of Frankford Avenue. A 31-year-old man was struck multiple times after an unidentified gunman opened fire.

    The victim walked to Frankford Hospital. Since his arrival, police say the man has been “uncooperative.” He is currently in critical condition.

    A third shooting occurred shortly after 9 p.m. in the Kensington section of the city. Police say an 18-year-old man was shot twice in the leg by an unidentified gunman on the 2900 block of Boudinot Street. The teen is currently in stable condition.

    Investigators say another victim was struck in a fourth shooting on the 2500 block of North Reese Street. The victim was taken to Temple University Hospital. His or her condition has not yet been revealed.

    Finally, police say, a 29-year-old man was struck once in the back around 9:20 p.m. on the 2600 block of North 12th Street. The victim was taken to Temple where he is currently in critical condition.

    No arrests have been made in any of the shootings.

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