At least 12 dead in another weekend of mass shootings across America – NBC News
At least 12 people were killed in at least 38 mass shootings across America over the weekend, more than the previous three-day weekend that ended with Memorial Day.
As Americans debate new gun regulations in the wake of the horrific Uvalde school attack, gun violence continued unabated. There have been even more mass shooter attacks, the latest being in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Several shooters opened fire in the South Street area of Philadelphia, killing at least three people and wounding 11 others, police said. Two handguns were recovered at the scene, including one with an extended magazine, police said.
A man fired his handgun into a crowd, and the officer fired several times, striking the man. Gregory Jackson, Alexis Quinn and a 22-year-old man were shot and died from their injuries. Eleven people were wounded.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney ordered a curfew in part of downtown Philadelphia on Sunday night, citing “patterns of recent violence” and “ongoing safety concerns.”
The Philadelphia shooting follows several high-profile shootings, including those at a supermarket, an elementary school, and a hospital. President Biden has called on Congress to act on proposals to curb sales of semiautomatic rifles like the AR-15 in response to these shootings.
For more information on these incidents, consider the following news outlets listed below to stay in the know.
- At least 12 dead in another weekend of mass shootings across America NBC News
- 3 dead, 11 hurt in Philadelphia shooting CBS New York
- ‘Several active shooters’ in a popular Philadelphia area leave 3 people dead and 11 others wounded CNN
- Philadelphia shooting: What we know about the South Street victims FOX 29 Philadelphia
- Philly’s South Street massacre demands action on guns, but GOP isn’t having it | Will Bunch The Philadelphia Inquirer
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