Crime Police shoot and wound two in South Philly
3 teens among wounded in 5 shootings in 6 hours in Cleveland
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Police say five people were wounded in separate shootings Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, including three teen males. The conditions of the victims have not been released, although one of the victims, a 17-year-old male, was shot in the chest. No suspects have been arrested. The violent stretch started at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the 4500 block of East 147th Street in the Lee-Miles neighborhood. Police say a 28-year-old male was wounded in the thigh and was taken by ambulance to University Hospitals. The suspect left the scene, possibly in a white Jeep. At 9:30 p.m.
Police shot and wounded a man and a woman early Friday when they found themselves under gunfire in South Philadelphia, officials said.
The conditions of the two suspects was not immediately known. No officers were injured.
Police said officers went to the 1500 block of South Bailey Street just after midnight to investigate a report of gunfire in the area.
Behind a house they saw a man and a woman, who pulled a gun and fired seven times at the officers, Deputy Police Commissioner Melvin Singleton told reporters at the scene.
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The shooting was reported about 5:40 a.m. Monday near Morten Avenue and 16th Street, police officials said.Officers responded to a call about a shooting around 5:40 a.m. near the area of Morten Avenue and 16th Street, police said.
The officers returned fire, hitting the woman in a thigh and the man in the stomach, Singleton said.
The pair ran inside a house, where the pursing officers took them into custody after seeing the woman toss a silver pistol under a kitchen table, Singleton said. Police found a second handgun and a shotgun in the house.
Police are expected to release more information later Friday.
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