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Five shootings in city just since Tuesday

Police so far have no suspects in any of them

By CHRISTINE OLLEY

The wave of gun violence in the city continued this week with the shootings of five more people – all wounded since Tuesday.

The first crime scene unfolded shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday on Larchwood Avenue near 59thgunuo.jpg Street in West Philadelphia. That’s where cops said they found a 19-year-old man who had been shot once in the right ankle.
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Less than an hour later, detectives were trying to determine why a 25-year-old man was shot twice in the head on Estaugh Street near 23rd in Tioga.
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At 12:08 a.m. Wednesday, cops were called to Girard Avenue near 41st Street, where they found an unidentified man, 24, who had been shot once in the buttocks.
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Shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to the corner of Sanger Street and Summerdale Avenue in Summerdale, where they found 17-year-old Eric Hayes lying on the street with multiple gunshot wounds to the head.
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Finally, around 6 p.m. Wednesday, 62-year-old Frank Robinson was shot in the buttocks on Fairmount Avenue near 42nd Street in Powelton.
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Police have no motive or suspects in any of the incidents.

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