4 Shootings in 5 Hours in Philly

Philadelphia Police are investigating after a violent night in the city. Six people have been shot in four separate shootings

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Friday, Oct 19, 2012  |  Updated 5:04 AM EDT
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Police are investigating at least four unrelated shootings across Philadelphia Thursday night. NBC10's Rosemary Connors talks to police about the crimes.

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Police are investigating at least four unrelated shootings across Philadelphia Thursday night. NBC10's Rosemary Connors talks to police about the crimes.

Between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. Thursday, there were four separate shootings in the City of Philadelphia.

Police say two teenage boys were shot just after 5 p.m. at 15th Street and Duncannon Avenue in Logan. The 19-year-old is in critical condition and the 16-year-old is in stable.

Investigators say the shooter is a female. No arrests have been made.

Around 6:30 p.m., police say a 35-year-old man was shot once in the back at Seymour and Wayne Avenue in Germantown. He's in critical condition. Police did make an arrest in this case.

Just after 9 p.m., authorities were called to the scene of a double shooting at 54th and Ludlow Streets in West Philadelphia. One man was killed. A second man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.  No arrests have been made.

Also in West Philadelphia, around 10 p.m., police say a 24-year-old man was shot once in the back on the 5900 block of Irving Street. He is currently in stable condition.

No arrests have been made in this case.
 

 


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