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Gun violence continues overnight in Philadelphia after city surpasses 300 homicides in 2021

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PHILADELPHIA - Gun violence continued to surge in Philadelphia the night after the city eclipsed 300 homicides on the year, more deaths at this point of a calendar year in over a decade.The bloodiest shooting of the night happened in Southwest Philadelphia where police say five people, including a 14-year-old girl, were shot at a cookout.

Police say the shooting happened both inside and outside a residence on Ruby Terrace around 8:30 p.m.According to investigators, four men between the ages 25-38 suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

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