Multiple people shot in Philadelphia; suspect in custody

Police say multiple people have been shot in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — According to police, multiple people were shot in Philadelphia on Monday night.

A spokesperson for the Philadelphia Police Department told the Associated Press there were “multiple shooting victims” but said there was no other immediate information on their status.

Police spokesman Miguel Torres told CNN that a suspect is in custody and a weapon has been recovered.

Police spokeswoman Jasmine Reilly told the network that six victims were taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and two were taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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