Three dead and 11 injured in mass shooting in Philadelphia

Three dead and 11 injured in mass shooting in Philadelphia

Three dead and 11 injured in mass shooting in Philadelphia

The Independent says three people have been killed and 11 others injured in a mass shooting in Philadelphia late on Saturday after a gunman opened fire into a large crowd.

Police said that multiple gunshots were heard shortly before midnight in the busy downtown area of South Street with reports of “several gunmen” at the scene.

A police officer responded by firing one shot in the direction of a suspected shooter, Philadelphia Police Inspector DF Pace told NBC Philadelphia. One suspect dropped their firearm and fled the scene, authorities said.

Fourteen people were caught in the crossfire. Two men and one woman later died in hospital from gunshot wounds.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/philadelphia-mass-shooting-south-street-b2094280.html

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