Violent night leaves 1 dead, several injured across Philadelphia

- Philadelphia police are investigating a number of serious incidents following a violent night across the city that left one person dead.

The violence all started around early Thursday morning with a shooting in West Oak Lane, a deadly robbery and triple shooting in West Philadelphia, and a double shooting not far away.

A 23-year-old man was taken to the hospital after he was shot at 65th and Wyncote Streets in West Oak Lane. Police say the victim was shot in the chest and arm outside of his girlfriend’s home just after 2 a.m.

A total of five people were shot in West Philadelphia overnight. Around 2:20 a.m. police say three men were struck by gunfire at 60th and Spruce Streets. All three were taken to the hospital and one of them remains in critical condition. The other two victims are in stable condition.

Not far away, two other men, including a 95-year-old victim, were shot through the front window of a home on the 5200 block of Rodman Street around 3 a.m.

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Police say a suspect fired five shots through a front window of the home from the front porch. A 32-year-man was also injured in the shooting. Three other people, including a two-year-old child, were also in the home at the time of the incident but were not injured.

Then, around 2:30 a.m. police say a man was hit in the head during a robbery at Lancaster Avenue and Wyalusing Avenue. The victim later succumbed to his injuries.

In a fifth incident, police say a man showed up at Einstein Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. Investigators say he was treated at the hospital but has not been cooperative in telling police where and when the actual shooting happened.

No arrests have been made in any of the incidents.  

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