'Another horrendous, brazen and despicable act of gun violence.' Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney issues statement following South Street mass shooting that left 3 people dead and 12 others injured⤵️
A mass shooting in South Philadelphia leaves three people dead and 11 others injured.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A mass shooting on Philadelphia’s South Street leaves three people dead and 12 others injured.Keep reading by creating a free.Email PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A barrage of bullets from multiple shooters left three people dead and nearly a dozen more wounded on South Street in Philadelphia.FOX 29 Philadelphia ) Inspector Pace said during a news conference that an officer shot at a suspect.
Police say patrol officers in the area heard numerous gunshots coming from the 200 block of South Street just before midnight Saturday.Multiple shooters reportedly fired into a crowd of people on South Street.READ MORE: Mayor Jim Kenney, South Street Neighbors React To Mass Shooting: 'Horrendous, Brazen, And Despicable Act Of Gun Violence' They say one of the officers witnessed the shooting firsthand and quickly fired at one of the shooters, causing them to drop their weapon.One of those officers fired at one of the shooters.Police were able to recover two guns at the scene, one with an extended magazine, but not before 15 people were struck by the gunfire.“He was within 10 to 15 yards of the shooter watching this person shoot into the crowd when the officer engaged that shooter and as a result of that brave officer, that individual, again we’re uncertain if he was struck or not, but the officer was able to get that individual to drop his gun and flee,” Insp.Authorities say no arrests have been made but that two weapons -both handguns - were recovered.
D F Pace said.More News Videos Raw video from the Action Cam shows the scene after more than a dozen people were shot in Center City.*Alert* Emergency personnel are responding to a shooting incident in the area of 3rd and South Streets.Several people have been injured.Please avoid the area.In all, 14 people were hit by gunfire.— Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) June 5, 2022 Police described it as a terrifying and chaotic scene.Pace added that South Street is patrolled by numerous police officers as part of standard deployment on Friday and Saturday nights, especially during the summer.
CBS3 has learned the shooting victims are being treated at various hospitals across the city including, Temple and Jefferson Hospitals and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.Three of the victims, two men and a woman, were pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the body.All three suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body.The extent of the injuries to the other 12 people injured is unclear at this time.READ MORE: 9 Separate Shootings In Philadelphia Leaves Pregnant Woman Dead, 8 Others Injured: Police Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney issued a statement following the mass shooting reading in part: The events that transpired last evening on South Street are beyond devastating.Once again, we see lives lost and people injured in yet another horrendous, brazen and despicable act of gun violence.Several people have been injured.
Our city and country have experienced a steep rise in gun violence over the past few years.We’ve spent these years grappling with this epidemic—doing everything not only to stop it but to try to understand why the violence continues—it’s senseless, needless and deeply troubling.I know this shooting has shaken our community.No arrests have been made.The safety of our residents and visitors is our top priority.Our administration, in partnership with our local and federal law enforcement agencies, continues to work relentlessly to reduce violence and create safer communities.
I know this shooting has shaken our community..The safety of our residents and visitors is our top priority.Our administration, in partnership with our local and federal law enforcement agencies, continues to work relentlessly to reduce violence and create safer communities.— Jim #VaxUpPhilly Kenney (@PhillyMayor) June 5, 2022 The mayor also says his “heart is with the family, friends and loved ones of those lost or injured, and with everyone impacted by this terrible tragedy.” Police are actively looking for the shooters involved in this incident and are confident that surveillance cameras from around South Street will reveal those responsible for this mass shooting.
The area of 3rd and South Streets remains closed as police investigate.MASS SHOOTING: a long stretch of South Street is still closed this morning after 14 people were shot and 3 killed around midnight last night.I’ll have live updates on the search for the shooters all morning on.
I hoping no one is holding out hope of any actions from PhillyMayor PhillyPolice PHLCouncil philadao or PhilaCourts. After all, how has those “actions” been going so far? The media again will allow city officials off the hook with yet another meaningless “statement” This South Street? Guess it’s changed a lot.
Come on man. It’s day two of PokemonGOFest2022 I need to catch some dratini. Can’t even go outside and play a game on my phone without worrying about being shot up!
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3 dead, 11 injured after shooting on South Street in PhiladelphiaBREAKING UPDATE: 3 dead, 11 injured after shooting on South Street in Philadelphia We gonna address the elephant in the room yet? PhillyMayor needs information on situation they call Joe Sullivan the man that should be Police commissioner. I hoping no one is holding out hope of any actions from PhillyMayor PhillyPolice PHLCouncil philadao or PhilaCourts. After all, how has those “actions” been going so far?
Philadelphia shooting: 3 dead, at least 11 wounded on South StreetA shooting on Philadelphia's South Street late Saturday night left at least three people dead and 11 others injured after police say multiple gunmen opened fire on a crowd. A responding officer shot at one of the suspects, but no arrests have been made. Written before last night's shootings Can't go into Philly anymore. Thanks PhillyMayor BreeSoPretty l saw on nogunzone it was 14 ppl shot 4 dead
13 people shot, 2 dead, after gunfire erupts on South Street in PhiladelphiaSouth Street shooting: The victims were rushed to three different hospitals in the city. Two of the 13 victims were dead on arrival. Latest: Krasnerland…. So sad 😞
Scenes from the aftermath of the South Street mass shooting👀 right across the bridge! 😞 Did you see the video of the cops dialing to intervene in the fight prior to the shooting? Are you looking into why they did not engage? Ah South St after dark......The Hamptons of North Philly.....who could have seen THIS coming ( sarcasm)
Three dead, 11 wounded in South Street mass shooting; victims identifiedPolice have yet to identify the shooters, but confirm there was more than one person shooting into the crowd Media will be responsible for the next round of killings. Will Republicans finally do something when businesses start collapsing and cities and towns die because no one wants to take the risk of getting shot walking down the street? Probably not.