Gun violence from Saturday into early Monday left six men and a teenager dead in Philadelphia, police said. No arrests have been reported.
The latest killing occurred about 2:30 a.m. Monday when a 35-year-old man was shot in the back on the 700 block of West Luzerne Street in Hunting Park. He was pronounced dead an hour later at Temple University Hospital, police said. Investigators have not reported a possible motive.
At 10 p.m. Sunday, Craig Jackson, 21, of Crescentville, was shot once in the chest on the 5600 block of B Street in North Philadelphia, police said. He was pronounced dead at 11:21. Police said the shooting was sparked by an argument.