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What happened in the South Street shooting in Philadelphia?

THE shooting that took place on South Street Philadelphia has left residents in shock.

The chaotic incident left people dead and many injured.

Investigators from the Philadelphia Police work at the scene of a fatal overnight shooting on South Street in Philadelphia on Sunday, June 5, 2022

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Investigators from the Philadelphia Police work at the scene of a fatal overnight shooting on South Street in Philadelphia on Sunday, June 5, 2022

What happened in the South Street shooting in Philadelphia?

On the night of Saturday, June 4, 2022, there were reports of gunfire on South Street Philadelphia.

According to the WPVI, police officers who were first to the scene said they saw several people with guns shooting at a crowd on that street.

Reports confirmed that two women and one man died after being shot multiple times.

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Additionally, nine victims were taken to Thomas Jefferson Hospital in the city, where one was pronounced dead by medics.

Seven of those admitted are believed to be in stable condition, a hospital spokesman told NBC News.

A total of three people were killed and eleven others injured in the shooting on Saturday

At the time of writing, authorities have yet to release the identities of any potential suspects.

What did witnesses say?

In an interview with The Inquirer, a witness named Joe Smith said: “When it started, I didn’t think it was going to stop.

“Here was guttural screams. I only heard screams.”

Additionally, Eric Walsh, who was closing down an O’Neal’s bar when the shooting erupted, told the outlet: “People were coming off the street with blood spattered on white sneakers and scraped knees and elbows.

“We literally just balled up napkins, wet them and gave them to people.”

Blood is seen at the scene of a deadly overnight shooting on South Street in Philadelphia on Sunday, June 5, 2022

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Blood is seen at the scene of a deadly overnight shooting on South Street in Philadelphia on Sunday, June 5, 2022Photo credit: AP:Associated Press

What did the authorities say about the incident?

The Philadelphia District Attorney commented on the incident in a post on Twitter specify: “Last night’s horrifying crimes on South Street tell our Pennsylvania lawmakers it’s time for real action.

“Boycott NRA lobbyists, boycott NRA donations, and bring some really sane gun regulation to Pennsylvania. Now.”

Inspector DF Pace said: “But the officer was able to get that person to drop their gun and flee at that point.

“You can imagine there were hundreds of people just enjoying South Street like they do every single weekend when this shooting broke out.”

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State Rep. Mary Isaacson also stated, “My heart bleeds for those who are not.

“I am a mother of two children, 18 and 20, who are growing up in a society where we have such disregard for human life. We shouldn’t live with it.”

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