UPDATE: Philadelphia Shooting Today – A shooting occurred in the Kingsessing neighborhood of Philadelphia on July 3, 2023, leaving four people dead and eight others wounded. At least two of those shot, according to the police, were children. Police said that at around 8:30 p.m., they were called to the area of 56th Street and Chester Avenue in response to a complaint of multiple shootings. A young person was taken to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia by police, who also transported a number of victims to Penn Presbyterian Hospital. Shortly after the shooting in the 1800 block of Frazier Street, police reported they had detained a suspect.
PREVIOUSLY: Multipe enforcement agencies and emergency crews are responding to a mass shooting situation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Monday, July 3rd, 2023. The Philadelphia Police Department says that officers were dispatched after reports of a gunman shooting at multiple scenes in Philadelphia. At the time this report was made, 8 people are reportedly shot. Sources confirmed that a suspect is in custody. People are asked to stay away from the area while authorities look into what happened.
RELATED ARTICLE: 3 teens were killed and 1 was injured in a Philadelphia mass shooting
On Friday afternoon, April 28, 2023, a shooting in Philadelphia left three teens dead, including a 14-year-old, and another injured, according to authorities. Around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, according to Philadelphia police, officers responded to a report of a gunshot in the Lawncrest neighborhood northeast of downtown Philadelphia, where they discovered three casualties. A 17-year-old male with gunshot wounds was discovered by police laying on a sidewalk in front of a house.
An 18-year-old male who was the second victim was discovered shot on the front porch. The third victim, a 14-year-old kid, was discovered at the house’s entryway. According to a police report, medical personnel declared all three individuals dead at the site. A 16-year-old boy victim who had been shot in the stomach also showed up at a hospital. According to the authorities, he is in stable condition.
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