14 Shot, Three Dead In Philadelphia Mass Shooting

Philadelphia’s NBC News reports:

At least 14 people were shot, three of them killed, when gunmen fired into a crowd on a popular stretch of South Street in Philadelphia late Saturday night. It happened on South Street between 2nd and 3rd streets shortly before midnight.

Hundreds of people were out enjoying the night when officers said they heard multiple gunshots, then saw several gunmen firing into a crowd. An officer fired his gun at one of the shooters, Philadelphia Police Inspector D. F. Pace said.

It is not known if the suspect was struck; however, they did drop their gun and flee. South Street is a popular area in Philadelphia lined with restaurants, shops and bars. It is highly trafficked among both locals and tourists.

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