4 Dead After Violent Night in Philadelphia

Philadelphia police say four people were killed, including a 17-year-old boy, in separate shootings across the city late Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

By Danielle Johnson
|  Sunday, Dec 2, 2012  |  Updated 1:17 PM EDT
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4 Dead After Violent Night in Philadelphia

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Police were at the scene of a deadly shooting at 27th and Clearfield streets in North Philadelphia Sunday.

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Philadelphia police say four people were killed, including a 17-year-old boy, in separate shootings across the city late Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

A 35-year-old man was shot and killed in the Nicetown section of the city early Sunday morning. It happened at 16th and Hunting Park Avenue around 4 a.m. No arrests have been made in the shooting.

Police say 20-year-old Victor Rodriguez was shot once in the head following an argument with another man at 52nd and Spruce Streets in West Philadelphia around 3 a.m. Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. An off-duty Chester City police officer took the shooter into custody, according to investigators.

In South Philadelphia, a man was shot and killed at 22nd Street and McKean shortly after midnight. It is still not clear what prompted the shooting. No arrests have been made.

A woman in her 40’s was shot multiple times in North Philadelphia as she was driving down the street. Police were called to North 27th Street and Clearfield around 3 a.m. Police say the victim crashed her SUV into the Whitter School. She was taken to Temple University Hospital where she died from her injuries.  Police have no motive and so far no arrests have been made.

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