[UPDATE] Pregnant woman, two others shot in North Philadelphia

A pregnant woman and two others were shot in North Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon. Credit: Adam Gerard/Flickr.
A pregnant woman and two others were shot in North Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.
Credit: Adam Gerard/Flickr.

UPDATE, 8:54 a.m.: A pregnant woman and two others were injured in gunfire in North Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.

All three victims are recovering, according to police, and the pregnant woman’s baby is doing fine.

The pregnant woman, 32, reportedly was shot several times, including in her chest and back, when shots rang out on the 1000 block of West Dakota Street just before 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Police believe the gunman exited a silver or gray vehicle, fired the shots, and fled the area.

A 29-year-old man was shot several times. He and the 32-year-old woman were transported to Temple University Hospital, and were listed in stable condition at the hospital Thursday morning around 8:45 a.m.

A 24-year-old woman sustained a graze wound in Wednesday’s gunfire.

No arrests have been made.

- – - – - – - – - -

Original article:

Gunfire wounded a pregnant woman and two other people in North Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.

Shots rang out on the 100 block of West Dakota Street just before 4 p.m., 6ABC Action News reports.

A pregnant 32-year-old woman was shot, along with another woman, 24, and a man, 29.

The pregnant woman was struck by several bullets, including in her chest and back, according to the report, and was in critical condition at Temple University Hospital.

The 24-year-old woman sustained only a graze wound. The 29-year-old man was shot several times, and was in serious condition at Temple University Hospital.

The 32-year-old woman is five months into her pregnancy, according to the report.

Police believe the gunman exited a vehicle, fired the shots, and fled the area.



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
Local

Girl, 10, dies after being pulled from water…

A 10-year-old girl died after being pulled from the waters off Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn on Tuesday night, police said.

News

NY judge throws out lawsuit by Empire State…

A New York state judge has thrown out a lawsuit in which longtime investors in the Empire State Building claimed they were shortchanged out of hundreds of millions of dollars…

Local

Mysterious white flags appear over Brooklyn Bridge

Two white flags mysteriously appeared over the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday in place of the American flags that are a traditional fixture.

National

Judge sets January start for murder trial of…

By Elizabeth BarberBOSTON (Reuters) - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be tried in January for the murder of semi-professional football player Odin…

Television

'Pretty Little Liars' recap: Season 5, Episode 7,…

Drunk girls and ghost brownies: here’s your weekly ‘Pretty Little Liars’ recap by way of Q&A. Q: do they really not check for feet under…

Arts

Don't miss 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' at the…

Have you been meaning to see "Charles James: Beyond Fashion"? There are only two weeks left to get to the Met and catch this amazing American fashion designer's collection.

Television

Zac Posen talks 'Project Runway' and what it…

We talked to Zac Posen, judge and designer extraordinaire, about the new season of "Project Runway" and what keeps him coming back after three seasons.

Television

'Face Off' contestant David 'DOC' O'Connell sounds off…

David "DOC" O'Connell tells us about getting cast on Season 7 of Syfy's "Face Off," premiering tonight at 9.

NFL

David Tyree hiring has gay rights advocates angry

Former Giants Super Bowl hero David Tyree will re-join the franchise as its new director of player development.

NFL

Ben McAdoo's new offense has Giants excited to…

Even Tom Coughlin feels he has a lot to learn about offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo’s new offense, which makes the veteran coach very excited.

MLB

MLB Power Rankings: A's, Angels, Dodgers, Brewers lead…

MLB Power Rankings: A's, Angels, Dodgers, Brewers lead pack

NFL

2014 NFL season betting odds: Which team will…

2014 NFL season betting odds: Which team will win Super Bowl?

Tech

Learn Braille with these gloves

U.S. scientists have designed high-tech gloves to help users understand Braille in a matter of minutes.

Home

5 New Ikea products that will change your…

We round-up the latest must-have products.

Food

Recipe: Wolfgang Puck's Buttermilk French Toast

We recently spent some time chatting with restauranteur/celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck at his Wolfgang Puck American Grille in the Borgata in Atlantic City. Puck wanted…

Style

Go retro with your sneakers

The best of wacky new sneakers.