Gunman Kills 2 Men, Injures 2 Others in Philadelphia

The four men were on the 1200 block of South Bucknell Street in the grays ferry neighborhood when a gunman opened fire Thursday night

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Two men died and two others were hurt in a quadruple shooting in Philadelphia's Grays Ferry neighborhood Thursday night.

The four men were on the 1200 block of South Bucknell Street when a gunfire erupted, Philadelphia police said. At least 30 shots were fired.

All four men were shot. Raheem Hargust, who lived on Bucknell Street, and Vincent Jackson, who lived nearby, both later died at the hospital, police said. They were both 36 years old.

Two other men, both in their 20s, were injured and hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

No arrests have been made and police have not released information on any suspects. 

Investigators did recover a gun at the scene, police said.

Heading into Friday, at least 248 people had been killed in Philadelphia in 2021, according to police data. That is down 5% from the same time last year, which wound up being the deadliest on record.

There are additional resources for people or communities that have endured gun violence in Philadelphia. Further information can be found here.

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