14 People Shot, 3 dead: Who is behind Mass Shooting in Philadelphia?

There has been a mass shooting on Philadelphia South Street in the US on Saturday night. It is being told that 14 people have been shot in this. The attacker attacked the crowd.

The attack took place just before midnight on 2nd and 3rd Streets on South Street. According to the police, several attackers opened fire on the crowd. The officer was “within 10 to 15 yards of the shooter.

South Street is a popular area in the city, with restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Three people are reported to have died in this mass shooting, in which a 25-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man are included. He had been shot several times.

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Injured people were taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. According to the Philadelphia Police, there was another shooting incident near 11 PM. in which 13 bullet casings were found. Police is also probing the connection between these two incidents.

Police are identifying the shooters through CCTV footage. So far no arrest has been made in this case.

Shooting incidents are constantly coming to the fore in America. There has been a demand for Gun Control Law in the country for a long time. But there is a difference of opinion between Republicans and Democrats on this. One section says that people should have guns for self-defense and the other section talks about controlling it. There have been many incidents of mass shooting in America so far.

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 There had been 232 mass shootings this year in the United States.

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  • Pallav Jain is co-founder of Ground Report and an independent journalist and visual storyteller based in Madhya Pradesh. He did his PG Diploma in Radio and TV journalism from IIMC 2015-16.

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