At least 4 killed in a brutal night shooting in Philadelphia – NBC10 Philadelphia
At least four people were killed in separate shootings when violence erupted in Philadelphia and at least one surrounding community Saturday night through Sunday morning.
Around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, a 30-year-old man was shot dead along North 20th Street, near 72nd Avenue, in the West Oak Lane area of Philadelphia. Police said the man died after some time in hospital.
A man believed to be in his 20s was shot dead before 2 a.m. Sunday along Hill Creek Circle at the Hill Creek residential complex in Crescentville, Philadelphia.
Around 4 a.m., a man was killed during an attempted robbery at a store near North 22nd and Diamond streets in North Philadelphia, Philadelphia police said. Shop windows were smashed with bullets.
Then, sometime around 6 a.m., a man was killed near North 11th Street and Rising Sun Avenue in North Philadelphia.
Joining Sunday was at least 180 murders this year in Philadelphia. This is 10% less than the same period last year, which was the deadliest in Philadelphia.
In addition to the deadly shootings, gun violence also took place in Pence Landing, Philadelphia, where at least three people were shot dead around 10pm on Saturday near waterfront attractions such as Blue Cross RiverRink. The age and conditions of participation were not known.
Philadelphia police have not yet disclosed details of the motives, suspects or individuals for any of the shootings.
Also at night there was a shooting near the 7-Elevan store on Garrett Road in nearby Upper Darby, Delaware County, around 8pm on Saturday, authorities said. The condition of this man was not known.
This story is evolving. NBC10 hopes to gather more information throughout the day.
There are additional resources for people or communities who have experienced gun violence in Philadelphia. More information can be found here.