PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - One man is in critical condition and four other people are injured following incidents across Philadelphia over the Christmas holiday.
Police responded to shooting around 1:30 a.m. on the 2600 block of North 28th Street in North Philadelphia, where a 17-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to his forearm. The victim was transported to University of Pennsylvania Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.
Officers responded to another shooting on Tuesday around 8:30 p.m. in East Germantown. A 24-year-old man was wounded after being shot in the thigh and wrist on the unit block of East Ashmead Street.
A short time later, police responded to the 3900 block of North Darien Street in Hunting Park, where an 18-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the groin. He was transported to Temple University Hospital in critical condition.
About an hour later, police responded to the 5500 block of North Torresdale Avenue in Wissinoming, where a 20-year-old man was shot in the back. He was transported to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.
Just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the 1200 block of Ridge Avenue in North Philadelphia, where a 38-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach and leg. He is listed in stable condition at Hahnemann University Hospital.
No arrests have been made at this time in connection with the cases. These are ongoing investigations.
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