Philadelphia Police reported that at least three men were killed in two different overnight shootings in the city, including one who was shot dead during an attempted car hijacking and gun battle.
Officers responded to a gas station on the corner of West Hunting Park Avenue and North Broad Street shortly after 10:30 PM. Where a man was hit once in the chest.
According to investigators, the shooting occurred after the alleged shooter saw his car being stolen as it was leaving the store. The man, who was believed to be licensed for pregnancy, shot two of the suspected kidnappers and then returned fire. One man was injured in the chest and died in Temple Hospital, and the other fled the scene.
The police have not reported any arrests or charges at this time.
Officers at Kingsessing were called early to 1100 Street on Ruby Street where two people were killed by a fatal bullet and a third walked to the hospital.
Police say two men, aged 25 and 33, were shot and rushed to Ben Presbyterian, where they died. A woman later arrives at UPenn with a gunshot wound to her chest and is expected to survive.
Investigators are working to piece together the events surrounding the fatal shooting. There were no reports of arrests until Sunday morning.
Across town in Hunting Park, officers say two 21-year-old men were shot and one of them remains in critical condition. Both of them were taken to Temple Hospital.