New shooting in Philadelphia leaves three dead and eleven wounded

New shooting in Philadelphia leaves three dead and eleven wounded

Three people were killed and 11 wounded in a shooting Saturday on a crowded street in Philadelphia. northeastern United States.

We know that fourteen people were shot and taken to hospitals. Three of those individuals, two men and one woman, were pronounced dead after arriving at hospitals with multiple gunshot wounds,” police inspector DF Pace told reporters.

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The police who responded to the incident “observed several people shooting in the crowd“.

There were hundreds of people enjoying themselves on South Streetas it happens every weekend, when the shooting started,” Pace said.

The official added that the security forces shot one of the assailants, but it was unclear if he was hit.

According to local media, there were no arrests.

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Pace noted that two weapons were found at the scene, and that police would have to wait until morning to review surveillance camera footage from stores in the area that were closed Saturday night.

stricter measures

The President of the United States, J.oe Biden, called in a speech to the nation to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, while the country continues to be traumatized by the recent massacre in Uvalde, Texas, in which 19 children died, and legislators from both parties discuss firearms control.

“We need to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. And if we can’t ban assault weapons, we should raise the age to buy them from 18 to 21,” he said. Biden in his speech.

In a nearly 20-minute speech in which he repeated over and over “enough is enough,” Biden launched a series of requests to legislators to take concrete measures to control weapons in the countrys, after the recent shootings in Uvalde, Buffalo (New York) and Tulsa (Oklahoma).

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Specifically, he requested that the background check of potential buyers be strengthened, that the law be applied to guarantee the safe storage of weapons and that the immunity that protects weapons manufacturers be repealed.

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