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Shooting in Philadelphia on South Street leaves 3 dead and a dozen injured


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At least three people died in Philadelphia and nearly a dozen other victims were injured in a shooting Saturday night, according to a report.

Authorities responded to the scene just before midnight, where they found a person already deceased with gunshot wounds, CBS Philly reported. At least 10 other victims were injured, officials said.

Seven of those victims were rushed to hospital, according to the report.

Their status is not immediately known.

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Uploaded videos show that several police officers intervened on the scene.

According to a report, multiple shooters were involved and officers fired their weapons at a suspect as he fired into a crowd of people.

It is not known if the suspect was hit. A shooter allegedly dropped a handgun with an extended magazine.

A Philadelphia police car.
(Philadelphia Police Department/Facebook)

Philadelphia is still reeling from nine separate shootings the day before, from Friday to Saturday, which left a pregnant woman dead. At least eight other people were injured, officials said.

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The baby the woman was carrying was saved by medical professionals, according to a report. The police continue to investigate their respective causes.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.




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