Two women leaving a church funeral service were hit by stray bullets in a fatal shooting in Philadelphia
In a triple shooting that left one dead Saturday morning in East Germantown, two women leaving a church service were also hit by gunfire, police say.
It was the second homicide of the morning in Philadelphia and one of three that day.
Police said the triple shooting happened around 10:15 a.m. at North 21st Street and Chelten Avenue, near the border with West Oak Lane.
A 34-year-old man who police say was the intended target, was shot multiple times in the chest and taken by officers to Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 10:32 a.m.
The women – a 62-year-old woman with a bullet wound in her left hip and a 57-year-old in her right arm – had just left a funeral at Haiti’s First Church of God of Prophecy, a spokesperson said. the police.
Both were hospitalized at Einstein, the elderly woman in critical condition, the other in stable condition, said police, who did not release the identities of either victim.
Earlier Saturday morning, a 30-year-old man was shot multiple times throughout the body at 6:19 a.m. in the 800 block of North 50th Street in West Philadelphia. He was pronounced dead at 6:34 a.m. at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, police said.
Just before 5:30 p.m., a 30-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were shot dead in the 3100 block of Kensington Avenue in Kensington. Police said the man was shot twice in the chest and died at Temple University Hospital at 5:46 a.m. The woman was in stable condition at Temple with a gunshot wound to her left leg, a said the police.
No arrests were made in any of the shootings.