5 Hurt in 2 Separate Philly Shootings

By David Chang
|  Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013  |  Updated 5:18 AM EDT
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3 Struck in Shooting Outside Day Care Center

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Police are investigating two separate shootings in Philadelphia.

Investigators say a gunman opened fire on two men shortly before 5:40 p.m. on the 2500 block of Palethorp Street in the Kensington section of the city. A 25-year-old man was struck twice in the right side. He was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was in serious condition. A 37-year-old man was struck once in the pelvic area. He was taken to Episcopal Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

No arrests have been made and a weapon has not been recovered. Police continue to investigate.

Police also say two gunmen fired into a crowd on the 6400 block of Norwood Street in Germantown around 6:10 p.m. Police say an 18-year-old woman was struck once in the left thigh, a 20-year-old man struck once in the right ankle and an 18-year-old man struck once in the left ankle. Police also say some of the bullets struck a nearby day care center.

All three victims are currently in stable condition. No arrests have been made.

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