6 wounded in weekend shootings across Philadelphia

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Six people were injured by gunfire in separate incidents Saturday and early Sunday across Philadelphia, in addition to the quadruple shooting in Kingsessing that left a teenager dead, police said.

On Sunday, just after 12:45 p.m., two men were struck when shots were fired on the 5300 block of Ogontz Avenue in Logan, according to authorities.

Investigators said a 21-year-old man was shot in his chest, while a 19-year-old victim suffered gunshot wounds to his leg and buttocks. Both were taken to Einstein Medical Center in stable condition, the PPD reported.

A 33-year-old man was in critical condition after he was shot multiple times just after 11:15 p.m. Saturday along the 5500 block of Summer Street in West Philadelphia, police said.

He was transported to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with four gunshot wounds to his chest, a wound to his cheek and another to his right hand, according to authorities.

Earlier, at around 10:45 p.m., someone shot a 25-year-old man in his stomach, arm and thigh inside Crab Du Jour restaurant on the 800 block of N. Broad Street in the Francisville section of North Philadelphia, investigators said.

Medics took the victim to Temple University Hospital in critical condition, according to the PPD.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in his left hip at around 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the basement of a house on the 1800 block of S. 23rd Street in South Philadelphia, authorities said. Police added that the teenager was hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Just after 7:15 a.m. Saturday, gunfire rang out on the 4000 block of Wallace Street in West Philadelphia, leaving a 53-year-old man with wounds to both of his legs, according to police. He is expected to survive.

The PPD did not report any arrests in the immediate aftermath of any of the weekend incidents. Those with information are asked to call or text police at 215-686-TIPS (8477).

Since the beginning of the year, 319 people have been shot in Philadelphia, down 42% compared to the same point in 2023, according to the most recent PPD data, updated through April 28.

Counseling, peer support and victim advocacy services are available for victims, family members and others affected by gun violence. Go to metrophiladelphia.com/gun-violence-resources for more information.