GUNCRAZY: Off-Duty Cop Kills One, Wounds Two, Over Water Battle; Infant And Adolescents Shot

gun-damage.jpgINQUIRER: An off-duty Philadelphia police officer allegedly shot and killed a man and wounded two other people in South Philadelphia on Sunday night after what witnesses said was an argument over a playful water battle. The encounter happened around 6:30 on the 1800 block of Hoffman Street, according to police spokesman Lt. Frank Vanore. MORE

RELATED: Around 8 p.m. Jesus, still holding the baby, began walking across the street toward her home. Suddenly, two young men opened fire at each other, police said. The baby was caught in the cross fire and was hit in the right armpit. She was listed in critical but stable condition at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Sunday night. MORE

RELATED: A 13-year-old boy was shot once in a shoulder and once in the back, and a 12-year-old girl was shot twice in the stomach around 2:30 a.m. on Ninth Street near Somerset Street. MORE

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