4 People Shot During Violent Memorial Day in Philly

By David Chang
|  Monday, May 27, 2013  |  Updated 8:17 PM EDT
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4 People Shot During Violent Memorial Day in Philly

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Several people are in the hospital after four Memorial Day shootings in Philadelphia.

Police say an 18-year-old man was on Oakland and Sellers Street in the Frankford section of the city around 3:30 p.m. when he was shot once in the abdomen by an unknown suspect. He was taken to Temple University Hospital where he is in stable condition.

At 4:15 p.m., police say a 30-year-old man was on the 300 block of Cambria Street when he was approached by an armed robber. Police say the robber opened fire and the bullet grazed the victim in the abdomen. The man was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition.

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Around 5:40 p.m., police say a 52-year-old man was at the Sunoco gas station on Lancaster and Wyalusing in West Philadelphia. As the man sat inside his car, an unknown gunman opened fire, striking him in the abdomen. The man was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he is in critical condition.

Finally, police say a person was shot in North Philadelphia shortly before 5 p.m. on York and Lawrence. They have not yet confirmed the victim’s condition however.

No arrests have been made in any of the shootings. Police continue to investigate.
 

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