Violent streak continues in Philly; at least 10 shot on Wednesday night

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Thursday, August 20, 2020
Chopper 6 over triple shooting on South 55th Street
Chopper 6 over triple shooting on the 700 block of South 55th Street on August 19, 2020.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Since Sunday night, at least 10 people have been shot every night this week in the City of Philadelphia. On Wednesday, six shooting incidents have left at least 10 people injured.

Here's a look at some of those shootings:

Triple shooting

Philadelphia police say three people were shot around 10 p.m. on the 700 block of South 55th Street near Webster.

Police say gunfire left three men injured. They are listed in stable condition at the hospital.

Nedro Avenue shooting

Police say a 33-year-old man was shot in the back around 9:30 p.m. on the 100 block of West Nedro Avenue.

The man was taken to an area hospital where he's listed in stable condition.

North Philadelphia shooting

Around 8:51 p.m., police say a 17-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman were both shot on the 1200 block of N. Hutchinson Street. Both victims are listed in stable condition, police say.

Lawncrest shooting

Police say a 23-year-old man was shot while on his porch around 8 p.m. on the 5900 block of Palmetto Street.

Police say the gunman got out of a pickup truck and opened fire on the victim.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he's listed in critical condition.

Frankford shooting

Around 7 p.m. on the 4700 block of Tackawanna Street, police say a 52-year-old man was shot in the head. He is currently listed in critical condition.

A 33-year-old man was also shot in the leg. He is currently hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Feltonville shooting

Police say a 34-year-old man was shot in his left jaw around 5 p.m. on the 200 block of West Mentor Street. He was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

Two arrests have been made in the shooting on Nedro Avenue. Suspects remain at large in connection with the remaining shootings. Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.