Kensington Shooting Leaves Pregnant Woman, 2 Others Critically Wounded

A shooting left a pregnant woman and two men in critical condition in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Police said gunfire rang out on Thayer Street near Kensington Avenue just after 12:30 p.m., wounding three people who were outside on the block.

A pregnant woman suffered gunshot wounds to the stomach and head, police said. Police took her to Temple University Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition.

Two men also suffered gunshot wounds, police said -- one to his stomach and head, and another to his groin. Police took both men to Temple University Hospital, where they were also listed in critical condition.


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Police said no arrests have been made, and the motive of the shooting was not immediately known. It was unclear whether any of the victims was the intended target.

Detectives and crime-scene investigators are at the scene searching for evidence and witnesses.

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