14 shot as deadly gun violence in Philly carries into the new year
It took less than four hours for 14 people to get shot in Philadelphia early Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, with two of them killed in two separate violent outbursts. - Dreamstime/TNS

PHILADELPHIA — On the streets of Philadelphia, 2022 began where 2021 left off. It took less than four hours for 14 people to get shot, two of them killed in two separate violent outbursts. One of the dead was only 16 years old. Police responded to calls for a person shot on Cecil B. Moore Avenue between Wellington and 17th Streets near Temple University at about 1:50 a.m. Saturday. Officers found two people who had been shot, one of them a 16-year-old boy with a single gunshot wound to the back of his head. The other was a 27-year-old man who had been shot once in the left leg. Both were rushe...