At least nine people were wounded in a mass shooting in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood Saturday nigh, outside a bar in the area. It’s known that a black car pulled up near Allegheny and Kensington Ave and fired into crowd on sidewalk. At least 40 shots were fired. Officers responded. Police believe multiple shooters were involved. The wounded were taken at Temple University Hospital. Two victims were in critical condition. The victims ranged in age from 23 to 49 and are a mix of men and women. Police did not immediately make an arrest. They not immediately determined a motive.
“Innocent women and children are dying every single day, and it’s got to stop,” state Rep. Amen Brown said, adding that solutions will only be found with legislators working across party lines. At least 447 homicides , majority committed with guns, were recorded in the city until now. Surveillance video is examined in order to identify the shooters. Earlier, US president Joe Biden expressed his anguish over the recent gun violence in Raleigh, North Carolina that left five people dead and two wounded. “Enough. We’ve grieved and prayed with too many families who have had to bear the terrible burden of these mass shootings,” Joe Biden had said in a statement.