Mass shooting leaves 3 dead, 13 injured in Philadelphia

The attack was reported on South Street, an area bustling with nightlife.

Three people were killed and 13 others injured when gunfire broke out in Philadelphia late Saturday, police said.

Shortly before midnight officers patrolling a popular nightlife area in the city’s

observed several active shooters shooting into the crowd,” Inspector D.F. Pace of the Philadelphia Police Department told a news conference early Sunday.

Pace said that one of the officers fired at one of the shooters but it was unclear whether they were hit.

But the officer was able to get that individual to drop his gun and flee at this time,” he added.

He added that 14 people were hit by gunfire and taken to local hospitals. “Three of those individuals