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June 03, 2024

Three people injured in shooting in Center City, police say

A 42-year-old woman is in critical condition after being shot twice near 11th and Ludlow streets late Sunday night.

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Three people were shot near 11th and Ludlow streets in Center City on Sunday night, Philly police say. A 42-year-old woman who was shot in the pelvis and arm is in critical condition.

Three people were shot near 11th and Ludlow streets in Center City just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday, according to police. 

A 42-year-old woman was shot in the pelvis and arm, a 53-year-old woman was shot in the knee, and a 22-year-old man was shot twice in the arm, NBC10 reported. The shooting happened just south of Market Street.

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The 42 year-old-woman was rushed to nearby Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is in critical condition, 6ABC reported. The other two victims are in stable condition, police said.  

At least four shots were fired from a 9mm gun, according to authorities. Investigators are working to obtain better video of the shooting to determine how it happened and to get a better description of the shooter.

"There was some type of argument or dispute that happened out here; however, we're getting conflicting information on the description of any shooters," police Capt. Anthony Ganard told 6ABC.

Sunday's shooting was the latest in a violent weekend in Philadelphia. Shootings left at least two people dead and several others hurt.  

On Friday night, a man was shot several times at the intersection of 58th and Ellsworth streets in Southwest Philadelphia, authorities said. On Saturday, at least four people were shot and one was killed in a shooting along South 58th Street near Cobbs Creek in Southwest Philly. Later, at least three people were shot and one was killed in what police described as a road rage shooting near the intersection of Grays Avenue and South 62nd Street in Southwest Philly.

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