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At Least 3 People Shot, Killed In Violent Thursday Night In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A violent Thursday night in Philadelphia left at least three people dead, according to Philadelphia police.

A man is dead and a 14-year-old boy was injured in a double shooting in North Philadelphia Thursday evening, police say. The shooting happened on the 900 block of Cambridge Street around 5:50 p.m.

Police say a 28-year-old man was shot multiple times throughout his body. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Authorities have identified him as Faree Givens.

A 14-year-old was shot twice in the arm and twice in the chest. He is currently in stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

Another man was killed in a separate shooting in West Oak Lane. Police say the 25-year-old was shot in the neck and killed around 3:45 p.m. on the 1500 block of West 65th Avenue.

Police say an arrest has been made.

Back in North Philadelphia, a 23-year-old man was shot approximately seven times, including in the head, and killed on the 900 block of North 11th Street around 6:15 p.m.

No arrests have been made in that shooting. Authorities identified the victim as Jabriel Purnell.

Another double shooting in North Philadelphia left a 21-year-old man in critical condition. It happened at 20th and York Streets around 6:15 p.m.

Police say the 21-year-old was shot five times and is in critical conditin. An 18-year-old man was shot once in the foot and is in stable condition. No arrests have been made.

In Hunting Park, a 20-year-old woman was critically injured in a shooting on the 4000 block of Old York Road around 5:30 p.m.

Police say she was shot twice in the back, once in the neck and once in the side. No arrests have been made.

For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.

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