6 killed during violent day on streets of Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) -- Six people have been killed during a bloody day on the streets of Philadelphia.
The violence began Tuesday afternoon when police say a man randomly stabbed three people in Southwest Philadelphia around 1:30 p.m. on in the Area of 56th Street and Baltimore Avenue.
The incident left a 30-year-old man dead and sent two others to the hospital. The suspect was taken into custody, but has not been charged.
A few hours later, investigators say gunfire broke out in North Philadelphia, leaving a 21-year-old man dead and another in critical condition. That shooting occurred on the 2100 block of North Van Pelt Street around 6:30 p.m.
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Over the next several hours, police say four more men were killed in four separate shootings in neighborhoods.
In West Philadelphia, on the 1400 block of North Vodges Street, a 22-year-old man was shot and killed shortly before 8:20 p.m.
In Strawberry Mansion, on the 2400 block of North Hollywood Street a 31-year-old man was fatally shot in the chest around 8:30 p.m.
In South Philadelphia, a man was shot and killed at 23 rd and Morris Streets around 10:00 p.m., and approximately 10 minutes later another man was killed in East Falls on Abbotsford Avenue.
No arrests have been made in any of the shootings.
While all of the killings happened in different neighborhoods, and police aren't saying whether any of them are connected.
FOX 29's Steve Keeley reports that one of the deceased was the brother of NBA star and Philadelphia native Dion Waiters. Waiters addressed the loss of his brother on Instagram.