Philadelphia And Chattanooga Shooting Incidents In Nightlife Areas See Six Dead, 25 Injured


Separate gunfire incidents in entertainment areas in the cities of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Chattanooga, Tennessee early Sunday morning resulted in six people dead and two dozen injured.

Police are still looking for mulitple suspects in both shootings.

In Philadelphia, the shooting occurred in a crowd gathered in the popular South Street area, which holds many bars and clubs. Three people were killed and 11 more injured in the resulting chaos. Police issued a Twitter alert shortly before 1 AM Sunday advising people to avoid the area to allow emergency crews access.

Officers patrolling the South Street entertainment district heard shots and saw what appeared to be multiple gunmen, Philadelphia Police Inspector D. F. Pace said at a briefing. One officer shot at a suspect, but there is yet no indication that the shot connected.

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