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Another shooting incident in the US left at least 13 people injured

Seal off the scene of the shooting. (Photo: NBC10 Philadelphia)

According to local police, a subject opened fire on a crowd gathered to have fun on South Street in Philadelphia, the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania, in the eastern United States, just at the time when police were on patrol, causing At least 3 people were killed and more than 10 others were injured. The suspect left the weapon at the scene and fled.

A police officer dispatched to the scene shot the suspect, but it is not clear if the suspect was hit by a bullet.

US police said, at the time of the incident, shootingsthere are hundreds of people gathered to enjoy the weekend.

On Twitter, Philadelphia police advised people to avoid going to the area where the shooting took place. The case is under investigation.

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Mass shooting on South Street caused many casualties. (Photo: Twitter/ @MaxMMarin)

This is the fourth major mass shooting in just over half a month in the US. In recent weeks, the United States has been shaken by tragic shootings. One in New York state killed 10 people, one in Texas killed 19 children and two teachers, and one in Oklahoma, four people died.

According to recent statistics, in the first 21 weeks of 2022, a total of 213 mass shootings occurred in the US, of which 27 occurred at schools.

According to the Gun Violence Archive, an independent data collection organization, as of May 24, the 144th day of the year, the United States has witnessed 212 murders. shoot. CNN defines a shooting as an accident in which more than four victims are killed or injured by a gunshot.

Previously, in 2021, the US recorded 693 shootings, of which 34 occurred at educational institutions. The numbers two years earlier were 611 and 417 respectively.

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