PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating five separate shootings from Saturday night through Sunday that killed two people and injured six others. In the Overbrook area of the city, police say a young man, aged around 18 to 21, was shot multiple times and killed on Sunday afternoon.
Police say the shooting happened in a back alley of the 6300 block of West Columbia Avenue around 1:45 p.m. The man was taken to hospital by police and pronounced dead at 1:58 p.m.
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A 49-year-old man was shot in the back and killed in North Philadelphia, police say. The shooting occurred in the 3300 block of Philip Street around 9:30 a.m.
Police said the man was pronounced dead at 10:15 a.m. at Temple University Hospital.
In the city’s Logan neighborhood, a triple shooting injured two teenagers and a man. Police said the 17-year-old boy was the target of the shooting. His 16-year-old friend was shot dead during the incident.
The 63-year-old man was shot dead in his home. Police say he lives next to the target. The bullet entered the residence from the outside and hit the 63-year-old man in the left hand, police said.
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They are all in stable condition.
A double shooting at Strawberry Mansion on Sunday morning injured a 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman, police say. The man was shot seven times throughout the body and taken to Penn Presbyterian Hospital. He was placed in stable condition.
The 20-year-old was shot in her right forearm. She refused medical treatment, police said.
In the Torresdale neighborhood of Philadelphia, police say a 26-year-old man was shot in the right leg. The incident happened on the 3900 block of Rowena Drive around 10pm on Saturday. He was placed in stable condition.
According to the police, an arrest was made and a weapon was recovered.
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