Multiple Shootings Leave Woman Dead, Man Hurt & Philadelphia Police Searching for Clues

A bloody start to Easter Sunday in Philadelphia

A woman died in a series of shootings around Philadelphia overnight.

A gunman shot the yet-to-be-identified 24-year-old woman in the chest along the 3200 block of F Street in Kensington around 1:20 a.m. Easter Sunday. She died a short time later at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia Police said.

Detectives searched for clues in her death as well as other overnight shootings in the city.

Around 2 a.m., gunfire rang out at the Roxxy Nightclub along N Delaware Avenue leaving a 26-year-old man shot in the leg, police said. He was treated at Hahnemann Hospital and released.

Late Saturday night, bullets flew along the 3800 block of Mount Vernon Street in Mantua, police said. Officers found shell casings around a car but found no shooting victim, investigators said.

Around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, a 37-year-old man was shot in the thigh along the 100 block of Hansburry Street in Germantown leaving a blood trail along the sidewalk, police said. A driver took him to Einstein Medical Center where doctors listed him in stable condition.

Police didn’t immediately reveal any information on the shooters in any of the incidents.

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