Teen injured in Queen Village shooting: Police – NBC10 Philadelphia
A 17-year-old girl was shot and injured in an early Saturday morning shooting in Queen Village, authorities said.
The teenager was found in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the 700 block of Carpenter Street with gunshot wounds to his neck and torso around 2:14 a.m. Saturday after the shooting in the 500 block of the same street, police said.
She was transported to Jefferson University Hospital and listed in stable condition.
No weapons were recovered from the scene and no arrests were made Saturday afternoon, police said.
The incident comes amid a series of other shootings overnight in the city, including one that left a man in his 20s dead around 9:55 p.m. Friday night in Crescentville. No arrests have been made, police said.
Two men were also seriously injured in a double shooting in northeast Philadelphia on Saturday morning, authorities said.
A 22-year-old man was also shot and injured in the right thigh and left calf following a shooting on Torresdale Avenue in East Frankford around 1.32am on Saturday, police said. He was transported to Jefferson Frankford Hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
A 43-year-old man was also shot in the left forearm around 10:02 p.m. Friday night after an incident on Newkirk Street in North Philadelphia, police said. He was also listed in stable condition.
A count by Philadelphia Office of the City Comptrollerlatest update on September 29, shows at least 374 fatal and 1,425 non-fatal shooting victims in 2022. The Philadelphia Police Department had recorded at least 403 murders as of October 1, a decrease of 1% from at the same time in 2021, which ended as the year with the most murders in Philadelphia’s recorded history.
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