4 injured after drive-by shooting in North Philadelphia

The gunman was in the backseat of a dark-colored SUV, according to police.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that left four men injured on Sunday night.

It happened around 7 p.m. while a group of people were standing near North Darien and West Clearfield streets.

According to Philadelphia Police Inspector DF Pace, a gunman inside a dark-colored SUV drove up at a high rate of speed and unleashed a barrage of bullets.

Four men in their 20s were struck in their legs and upper body. All four victims are listed as stable at Temple University Hospital.

Police said at least 19 shots were fired, some even a block from where the group was initially standing.

The shooting is the latest in what's been a violent year.

According to city data, there have been 547 murders in 2021, a 13% increase from last year.

As of December 22, there have been roughly 473 fatal shootings and nearly 1,800 non-fatal shootings.

No arrests have been made in connection with Sunday night's shooting.

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

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