At least 14 people have been shot in Philadelphia since Friday night, including the man who was slain at the SEPTA station.
In Philadelphia, weekend violence has increased. A guy was shot after an altercation on a SEPTA platform escalated.
Three gunfire were reported in North Philadelphia. Across addition, gunfire occurred all night in the city.
Since it was 10:00 p.m., the situation has been really tight. On Friday, at least 14 individuals were shot in Philadelphia, according to authorities who spoke with CBS3.
On Saturday, the city registered its 380th murder, putting it on track to exceed last year’s record for bloodiest year on record.
Joseph Dupree expressed his frustration by saying, “It’s taxing.” “All I want is the ability to walk out and about without worrying about getting murdered,” he said.
Residents of Philadelphia watched throughout the course of the weekend as law enforcement officers reacted to various gunshots in the city.
“There’s a lot of danger and violence here, so I’m always on my toes, especially at night,” Dupree added. “I’m constantly alert.”
On Saturday afternoon, a 64-year-old man was shot four times while standing on the platform of the SEPTA Trolley Station in Center City at 19th and Market Streets.
CBS3 talked with Dupree outside of the station as police climbed the steps of the station to investigate the shooting.
Police said the guy was shot in the head, shoulder, right hand, and back. At 2:50 p.m., Jefferson Hospital declared the individual deceased.