Philadelphia police have identified the three young men who were killed in separate slayings during the first hours of 2013.
Police said 16-year-old Jaymire Rustin was the city's first murder victim of the year. He was gunned down outside a house on the 5600 block of Carpenter Street at about 12:30 a.m.
Then, 24-year-old Tyjuan Shields was fatally shot inside a home on the 1600 block of Pratt Street at about 2:30 a.m., police said.
And at about 3:30 a.m., 23-year-old Stephen Johnson was shot to death inside a house on the 1700 block of Venango Street. Two other men were shot in that incident and survived; a woman was also injured when she jumped from second-floor window the avoid the gunfire.