Another shooting took place in the United States, this time in the tourist area of Philadelphia, leaving three dead and 11 injured; there are no detainees.
On Saturday night, a shooting broke out in the tourist area of Philadelphia, leaving three dead and 11 injured.
According to the first reports of the state authorities, the incident occurred between 3rd and South Street, around midnight.
They also detailed that in the face of the threat, one of the police officers shot at one of the shooters; however, it is not known if it caused him to be injured.
Philadelphia Authorities Ask Population to Move Away from the Area
Through its official Twitter account, the Philadelphia Police warned the population to stay away from the shooting area to reduce risks.
*Alert* Emergency personnel are responding to a shooting incident in the area of 3rd and South Streets. Several people have been injured. Please avoid the area.— Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) June 5, 2022
Likewise, local and international media indicate that there are no detainees at the moment and that the victims were two men and a woman.
In addition, they report that there was more than one active shooter during the shooting, but the causes are unknown.
The U.S. Seeks Solutions to Shootings
In recent weeks, the United States has experienced several mass shootings in public spaces; I feel the tragedy of the elementary school of Uvalde, in Texas, which left a balance of 21 dead and several injured, one of the most recent.
Due to this, various political factions and the civilian population seek to promote measures to eradicate these events.
According to the Gun Violence Archive, a non-group group, so far in 2022, more than 18,000 people have died from a firearm in the United States, including victims of homicide, suicide, or shooting.