Three shootings occurred in Philadelphia over the past few days, leaving two dead and one injured. The shootings happened in three different areas of the city on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Tuesday night, authorities responded to a report just before 10:30 p.m. local time in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. Police followed a trail of blood to the 1600 block of Dyre Street and found a man, who had been shot, lying on the sidewalk.
Police said the 34-year-old man had a gunshot wound to the neck and managed to walk for half a block before collapsing. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The report said six shell casings were found, but no weapon was recovered as police were surveying remote surveillance cameras in the area. No arrest has been made, and no further details have been disclosed regarding the case.
Later that night, a shooting erupted around the University of Pennsylvania. Campus police responded around 11 p.m. to the shooting on the 3800 block of Chestnut Street.
A 51-year-old man was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot. He was later reported in stable condition at the hospital.
Police said the man was in an argument before it turned violent. No further details have been released, and the police haven’t made an arrest.
The following morning, multiple gunshots were fired on the 4700 block of North Broad Street in the Logan section of Philadephia around 1 a.m.
According to Chief Inspector Scott Small, a man was found after being shot multiple times, lying next to a parked vehicle with an open door, suffering gunshot wounds to his head, arms and torso. Four shell casings were discovered in the parking lot and another two in the Lincoln.
Small asserted that the victim is listed as a John Doe and believed to be in his late 20s to 30. Authorities took the victim to Einstein Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.