Sunday, December 28, 2014

Pregnant woman, 2 others shot in North Philly

A pregnant woman is in critical condition and two others were injured during a wild shooting in North Philadelphia, police said.

Pregnant woman, 2 others shot in North Philly

A pregnant woman is in critical condition and two others were injured during a wild shooting in North Philadelphia, police said.

The shooting happened on Dakota Street near 10th around 3:30 p.m.

Police said a 31-year-old woman who was five months pregnant was shot four times, including once in the chest. She was taken to Temple university Hospital in critical condition.

A 29-year-old man was shot twice in the elbow and twice in the ankle. He was also taken to Temple and listed in stable condition. A 24-year-old female suffered a graze wound to the thigh and was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital in stable condition.

Police said the shooting appears to be a drive-by, and they are searching for a silver vehicle. Investigators said at least 15 shots were fired from two different caliber handguns.

It is unclear whether any of the victims were intended targets, police said.

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