Pregnant teen injured in double shooting in Philadelphia; 47 shots fired: Police

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A pregnant teenager was among two injured after a gunman fired dozens of bullets onto a vehicle in West Philadelphia, police said. It's one of the multiple shooting incidents under investigation Tuesday night.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. on the 5300 block of Haverford Avenue.

Police said the gunman fired 47 shots while a 17-year-old female and a 20-year-old man were inside a Honda Accord.

Police said the teen, who is one-month pregnant, was shot in the leg. She is expected to survive.

The man is currently listed in critical condition after being shot in the back.

According to Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small, the bullet-riddled Honda Accord was struck at least 20 times.

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Employee shot



Around 5:23 p.m., a Boost Mobile employee was shot on the 6100 block of Ridge Avenue in the city's Roxborough section.

Police said the two suspects were attempting to rob the Boost Mobile when one of them shot the 29-year-old male employee in the leg. He is currently hospitalized in stable condition.

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The suspects were able to get away. Police said it's unclear if anything was taken from the business.

Teen shot in the head



Around 3:19 p.m., police said a young girl and another man were shot on the 6200 block of Chestnut Street in the city's Cobbs Creek section.

Police said a 15-year-old girl was shot one time in the left side of her head. She was rushed to an area hospital where she's currently listed in critical condition.

A 20-year-old man was also shot in the head, police said. He is currently listed in stable condition.

No arrests have been made in connection with these shootings.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.

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