- A mass shooting occurred in Philadelphia on Saturday night.
- Local news reported that multiple gunmen shot into a crowd on South Street.
- Three people died and 11 others were wounded in the shooting, per the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Multiple people were killed during a mass shooting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania over the weekend, in one of the latest mass shootings in the US.
The incident happened on South Street late Saturday night when multiple gunmen shot into a crowd of hundreds of people, NBC Philadelphia reported.
Authorities took the wounded victims to nearby hospitals, FOX 29 reported. Surveillance footage shared on Twitter by FOX 29 reporter Marcus Espinoza shows the moment a crowd ran away after hearing gunshots.
—Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) June 5, 2022
Eleven people, aged 17 to 69, were injured during the shooting, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported, citing police. The three deceased victims were identified as 34-year-old Gregory Jackson, 27-year-old Alexis Quinn, and 22-year-old Kristopher Minners, per the report.
Police have not identified the individuals connected to the shooting, according to the Inquirer, and a motive was not immediately determined.
Philadelphia Police Inspector D. F. Pace said an officer who was at the scene exchanged gunfire with one of the shooters, who dropped their weapon before fleeing the area, NBC Philadelphia reported. In addition, Pace confirmed that two guns were recovered, according to the news station, with one that has an extended magazine.
"Once again, we see lives senselessly lost and those injured in yet another horrendous, brazen, and despicable act of gun violence," Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement, per the outlet. "My heart is with the family, friends, and loved ones of those lost or injured, and with everyone impacted by this terrible tragedy.
The Philadelphia Police Department did not respond to Insider's request for comment.