Philadelphia shootings leave 3 dead and multiple injured, including pregnant woman

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Philadelphia police are investigating multiple shootings that took place Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. The violence left three people dead and at least 3 others injured.

A double shooting just after 9 p.m. in West Philadelphia sent a pregnant woman to the hospital. Investigators said people were gathered on the 5400 block of Pearl Street when the gunfire erupted. A 48-year-old man was shot twice and a 30-year-old pregnant woman was shot three times. Both victims are in stable condition. Police say the woman’s baby also survived the shooting and is receiving special care.

Meanwhile, a 38-year-old man was killed in North Philadelphia. It happened just after 12:30 a.m. on the 1800 block of North 26th Street. Police found the man on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.

Around 8 p.m. North Philadelphia at 12th and Huntingdon streets a double shooting took the life of a 29-year-old man. A second victim was taken to Temple University Hospital. Police say the 27-year-old man was shot multiple times and is in stable condition.

Also in North Philadelphia around 8 p.m. a man was killed near 21st Street and College Avenue. Detectives say he was shot in the chest and 7 spent shell casings were found on scene.

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