NAYZE MEDIA (STAFF)
PHILADELPHIA, P.A. (WEST)
Cover Photo Courtesy: 6 ABC Action News
Three people were reportedly hit during a triple-shooting that took place in the West Philly section of the city over the Memorial Day Weekend. A 6 ABC Action News report said, the incident happened at 41st & Parrish Streets at around 11 p.m. on Monday night.
First responding police officers reported finding a 32-year old man who had been shot multiple times, when they arrived at the scene. The victim was reportedly pronounced dead at a hospital shortly afterward.
A woman who was a passenger inside of a passing pickup truck passing by the intersection of Parrish Streets & Lancaster Avenue when the shooting happened, was hit by a stray bullet fired during the shooting. She was rushed to the hospital and last reported to be in critical condition.
The third shooting victim reportedly ran from the scene after being shot. He was found by officers and paramedics a few blocks away from the scene of the shooting. He was shot in the leg. The victim was taken to the hospital where he was last reported to be in stable condition.
“Two of the individuals were likely targeted here on location, and one female who just happened to be driving as a passenger in a pickup truck nearby, a distance of a couple of blocks, was struck by a stray bullet from this shooting scene”, Philadelphia Police Inspector D.F. Pace said.
Police said at least 34 shell casings were found at the crime scene. No suspects have been named and no arrests have been made at this time.