In another shooting in the US, Philadelphia was attacked – Two men and women have been killed after multiple shooters started showering bullets in the crows. Two handgun weapons were used in the incident. Police have found two weapons from the scene of the mad crime.
The nightlife popular street saw this massacre took place when many shooters barged into the street and started shooting at random people. Official reports confirm that at least 2 males & one female are found dead and 11 others are partially or extremely injured.
Police inspector D.F pace’s comments:
“You can imagine there were hundreds of individuals enjoying South Street, as they do every single weekend, when this shooting broke out,” pace confirmed.
Source: Philadelphia inquirer
Pace said “numerous” policemen were present at the crime scene because of the rush during summer nights. it is the standard procedure to keep extra forces during days when people arrive the most.
During this gunfight, a policeman retaliated and shot at one of the shooters. Shooters got scared and ran away leaving his gun behind. Although it is still not confirmed if the bullet hit the shooter.
native media has confirmed no shooter has been apprehended yet.
Semi-automatic firearms with additional magazines were taken in by police from the street.
Police could not investigate CCTV footage because all the nearby businesses were closed on Saturday and they will recover the footage when businesses open.
The United States has been seeing a bloody month. just some days ago multiple places including churches, schools, departmental stores, and medical centers were targeted and dozens of people are murdered.
Joe smith an eyewitness shared the following.
“Once it started I didn’t think it was going to stop,”
“There was guttural screaming,”
“I just heard screams.” Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Eric Walsh another witness narrated the scenes of people running for life.
“coming off the street with blood splatters on white sneakers and skinned knees and skinned elbows. Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Another person was lethally attacked just some blocks away. although the police claim both are isolated incidents and not related to each other.
US president has been calling for strict gun laws and has made many serious tweets about the same in the past some weeks.
“everyday places that have become killing fields, battlefields here in America.” President shared his pain.
Republicans have always advocated for freedom of gun use and making stricter gun laws will be met with resistance.
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