In Philadelphia there happened a shootout in late Saturday night 4 June 2022. In that shootout 3 people killed on spot and more than 11 people wounded.
Philadelphia Shooting CCTV Video Footage
South Street is known for its entertainment venues and night life with multiple bars, restaurants and businesses. Surveillance video from a local business posted by WTXF-TV.
They showed scores of people milling about on the sidewalks and in the street who then suddenly began to flee en masse as the gunfire began.
3 people were killed and 11 were injured Saturday night in a shooting in downtown Philadelphia, the authorities said.
What was happened in Philadelphia Shooting?
During a news conference Police Inspector D. F. Pace said, “Police officers were patrolling the area on South Street in downtown Philadelphia when they heard multiple gunshots and witnessed several suspects firing into a large crowd just before midnight.”
Pace also said, “In that time an officer shot at one of the suspects from about 30 feet (9 meters) away. But it is not clear if the suspect was hit.”
Pace also said that, Two men and a woman were among those killed in the shooting. Their names were not made public by authorities.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital spokesperson Damien Woods said, of the 10 patients who came to the hospital, three were dead, six were in stable condition and one had been discharged.
Philadelphia Shooting Latest Update
Two handguns were recovered, including one with an extended magazine, police said. No arrests have been made.
Police officer Pace said that they expect to be able to gather “a lot of video surveillance footage” from the many businesses along the street later in the day to try to identify suspects.
Mayor Jim Kenney called the shooting “beyond devastating.”