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Shootings Across Philadelphia Kill One, Injure Boy, College Student

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say gunfire has killed one man and sent a Temple University student and a 14-year-old boy to the hospital.

Police say a man and a woman were hit by gunfire at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the Frankford section of northeast Philadelphia. Police say the man was pronounced dead shortly afterward at Aria Hospital’s Torresdale campus. The woman is listed in stable condition.

At about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the same area, police say, a 14-year-old was hit when two groups exchanged gunfire. He was listed in stable condition at Saint Christopher’s Hospital.

At about 2 a.m. Sunday in North Philadelphia, police say, a shooting outside a Halloween party critically injured a Temple University student. Police say some people were arguing on the sidewalk when a costumed male walking by opened fire. A suspect was arrested nearby.

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  • TGH

    First of all these boys that were shot at were children. They were not exchanging fire, they were in front of there home, minding their own business, when this occurred. So before anybody says anything negative on here, just realized that maybe people that care about this kid, that is in the hospital fighting for his life, is reading and very disappointed in the news for not getting the real facts before they decided to write this article.

  • JFP

    Those pesky “democrats” really love tearin’ a city up don’t they.


    Thats the norm in the news for Philly. Now tell us something new.

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