Seven people shot in Philadelphia this weekend

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A shooting in Philadelphia has left seven people wounded Friday around 8 p.m. on the 1000 block of North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties neighborhood, outside Golf & Social club, a three-floor sports bar. Our of the seven victims are currently listed in critical condition at various hospitals. Critically wounded were three men, ages 42, 23 and 21, and an 18-year-old. Surveillance video showed the gunman firing into the crowd gathered on the side of busy Delaware Avenue north of downtown. Police said four of the seven victims are currently listed in critical condition at various hospitals. The shooting Friday evening followed an altercation inside the Golf & Social sports bar but a motive behind the shooting is not clear.

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Police found 21 casings and several projectiles along the block. There were no arrests as of Saturday, police said, despite earlier reports that someone was in custody. The bar, located near the Delaware River bank, is across the street from the Rivers Casino. Philadelphia consistently ranks above the national average in terms of crime, especially violent offenses. It has been included in the “Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities in America” list every year. Nearly 500 people were killed and more than 2,200 shot in 2020.