Cops: Nine People Shot In 24 Hours In Philly

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Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Philadelphia County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nine people were shot in a 24-hour period in the city this weekend, including six people who were injured in two separate triple shootings, according to police.

The bloodshed began at 11:53 p.m. Friday, when an unknown person or persons opened fire on Parrish Street near 12th in North Philadelphia.  Injured in that hail of gunfire was an 18-year-old man who was shot once in the buttocks and taken to Hahnemann University Hospital in stable condition; a 17-year-old boy who was shot once in the left hip and once in the back and was taken to the same hospital in critical condition; and a 19-year-old man who was shot in the right leg and chest and taken to Hahnemann in stable condition, police said.

Cops did not release a motive or suspects in the shootings.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/Cops-Nine-people-shot-in-24-hours-in-Philly.html#i8LBbMZTWJWdkOzq.99

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