PHILADELPHIA - The Easter weekend was a violent one in Philadelphia, with two people killed and a dozen others injured in gunfire that included a quadruple shooting and a triple shooting, police said.
A 23-year-old man was killed shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday in southwest Philadelphia. A 24-year-old woman was killed shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday in Kensington.
Tour teenagers were injured just before 12:30 a.m. Saturday in north Philadelphia, police said. All were reported in stable condition or refused treatment. An 18-year-old was said to be the shooter.
A triple shooting in north Philadelphia shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday sent two people to hospitals in critical condition and one in stable condition.
Other shootings around the city left several other people in stable condition.
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