Police investigating late-night shootings in North Philadelphia, Kensington

Philadelphia police are investigating two separate shootings that took place in the last 24 hours.

Police are searching for suspects who they say shot a woman in the leg Sunday night in North Philadelphia at 10:40 p.m. 

The incident took place on the highway on the 3000 block of North 17th Street, authorities said. 

Police say a 43-year-old woman driving a Nissan Altima was being followed by an unknown car when a suspect began shooting at her multiple times, causing her to crash her car into a fence. 

The woman is suffering from gunshot wounds to her left foot and injuries from the crash, police say. 

According to police, the suspects fled in an unknown car going in the wrong direction west on the 1600 block of Clearfield Street. 

The woman was transported to Temple University Hospital where she is in stable condition. 


Police are also investigating after a man was shot on East Elkhart Street in Kensington at 12:01 a.m. on Monday.

According to police, officers responded to the 2000 block of East Elkhart Street. 

Authorities say a 35-year-old man was shot in both shoulders and suffered from a graze wound on his head. 

He was transported to Temple University Hospital and is in stable condition. 

No arrests or weapons were recovered in either case. Both investigations are ongoing and active. 

Police are also investigating two other incidents from Monday morning. 

At approximately 4:18 a.m., a 50-year-old man suffered from a cut on his left cheek on the 5100 block of Germantown Avenue. 

He was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he is in stable condition, according to police. 

Police say two suspects were arrested, but not weapons were found. 

Hours later, a man was found unresponsive by construction workers at Almond Street and Lehigh Avenue around 9:33 a.m., according to police. He was pronounced dead by medical staff. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 



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