PHILADELPHIA (AP) – November 12, 2006 – A man is wounded from gunfire in downtown Philadelphia, rounding out a deadly weekend with several unrelated fatal shootings around the city.The downtown shooting happened in the afternoon, as people were crowded onto the Broad Street Subway to return from an Eagles game. Police say a gunman shot a man in the back, then escaped onto the Market-Frankford Line. The victim was hospitalized.
Three people were shot dead on Saturday night in unrelated incidents.
Philadelphia had 380 homicides last year and is on target to exceed that number this year.