PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say 4 individuals have been shot in a drive-by taking pictures in North Philadelphia Wednesday night time. It occurred round 10 p.m. at Germantown and Erie Avenues.
Police consider this taking pictures occurred at a makeshift sidewalk sale the place individuals have been promoting garments and sneakers and different comparable objects.
Two of the victims — a 34-year-old man, and one other male — are in vital situation.
Police say an 18-year-old lady believed to be an harmless bystander was shot in each legs and is in steady situation.
A 33-year-old man who was shot can also be in steady situation.
The realm the place this taking pictures occurred is a really busy space. There are companies with surveillance cameras on either side of the road.
There are additionally real-time crime cameras at that intersection.
“We discovered three spent shell casings,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small stated. “The one cause we discovered simply the three, we consider, that this can be a drive-by and the opposite spent shell casings are within the automobile the place the photographs have been being fired from.”
Police additionally recovered a gun, they usually’re investigating two automobiles that have been used to take a few of the victims to the hospital. Considered one of them has a number of bullet holes in it.
Police additionally discovered what seems to be a considerable amount of marijuana, a few pound, in that automobile.
The one that was driving it’s now being questioned.
“We don’t know if that was one of many shooters however we consider the one who dropped that gun, now we have in custody. We’re simply undecided if that particular person is without doubt one of the shooters or simply had a weapon and dropped it on the scene earlier than leaving the scene however we consider now we have that particular person in custody,” Small stated.
Thus far, there have been no arrests or motive for this newest spherical of gun violence.
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CBS3’s Jan Carabeo and Alecia Reid contributed to this report.