2 triple shootings under investigation in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Violence in Philadelphia on Sunday left at least three people dead and nearly a dozen injured.

From 9 p.m. on Friday to late Sunday night, 34 people were shot, five of those victims were shot during a block party on Saturday night.

On Sunday night, a triple shooting occurred in South Philadelphia and another near a West Oak Lane recreation center.

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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw called another weekend of violence in the city "disturbing" and "disheartening."

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Police were investigating after a shooting left three teens and two others injured in North Philadelphia.



Here is a look at violent incidents from Sunday:

Germantown stabbing

Philadelphia police were called to the 200 block of Church Lane at about 1:45 a.m. When they arrived, they found a 76-year-old man suffering from three stab wounds to the stomach.

The man was taken by police to Einstein Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

Police said they are searching for the man's stepson in connection to the stabbing.

Overbrook shooting

Police responded to a shooting in the 6100 block of Lansdowne Avenue at about 2:15 a.m.

A man in his 20s was shot in the chest and leg, police said.

He was taken to Lankenau Medical Center where he was undergoing surgery and was listed in critical condition.

According to police, six shell casings were found at the scene.

Parkside shooting

Police were called to the 5000 block of Merion Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. after reports of someone shot outside of a junkyard.

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Violence across Philadelphia on Sunday morning left at least three people dead and others critically injured.



Arriving officers found a man who had been shot 10 times.

The man was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

After further investigation, police found an illegal speakeasy was being operated inside of a building nearby where the shooting took place.

Mayfair shooting

A 40-year-old man was shot once in the chest shortly after 5 a.m. in the 4700 block of Lansing Street, police said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. No arrests have been made.

North Philadelphia shooting

A 24-year-old man was shot once in the back and in the stomach near the intersection of North Judson and West Somerset streets at about 6:30 a.m., police said.

He was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Vine Street shooting

Police say a man has died after being shot in West Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. at 55th and Vine streets.

Police say a man in his 30s was shot twice in the back and once in the arm. He later died at the hospital

Shooting on Chestnut Street

Police say a man in his 20s is in critical condition at the hospital after being shot multiple times around 8 p.m.

It happened on the 4300 block of Chestnut Street.

South Philadelphia triple shooting

Philadelphia police are investigating a triple shooting around 8 p.m. on the 2700 block of Winton Terrence in South Philadelphia.

Police say a 19-year-old man was shot four times in the leg, a 20-year-old man was shot in the ear and a 20-year-old man was shot in the back. All three victims are listed in stable condition at an area hospital.

Three shot in West Oak Lane

Philadelphia police say a shooting left three people injured late Sunday night in the city's West Oak Lane section.

It happened around 10 p.m. on the 1100 block of Chelten Avenue near the Lonnie Young Rec Center.

Police say three males, ages 16, 19 and 20, were shot and wounded. All three victims are listed in stable condition at an area hospital.

Just an hour after the shooting, police responded to a large gathering at that same rec center.

It took police an hour to clear the scene.

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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