An 11-month-old girl was shot four times while in car in Philadelphia

An 11-month-old girl was shot four times while in car in Philadelphia


An 11-month-old girl was clinging to life after she was struck by gunfire four times, including once in the head, while seated in the back of a car her stepmother was driving in Philadelphia Saturday night, police said  The stepmom, who heard the bullets fired around 8pm in the 700 block of West Luzerne Street in the city’s Huntington Park section, kept driving for a few blocks before realizing the baby girl was wounded, according to police  The child was struck by bullets in the head, chest, and twice in the back, and the vehicle was struck by at least bullets five times, reports WPVI An 11-month-old girl was clinging to life after she was struck by gunfire four times, including once in the head, while seated in the back of a car (pictured above) that her stepmother was driving in Philadelphia Saturday night, police said Cops (pictured above) search for evidence along the route the stepmom drove before realizing her vehicle was struck by gunfire and that the baby was wounded The stepmother had driven from the 700 block of West Luzerne Street to the 4900 block of North Camec StreetShe was rushed to a hospital where she was in extremely critical condition, police said Investigators did not release the names of the baby girl or her stepmother.The stepmother, pulled over in the 4900 block of North Camec Street after she realized the car was struck bullets and turned to see the child in the backseat wounded  The child continues to battle for life at St. Christopher’s Hospital, according to WPVI Cops on the scene (pictured above) of where the stepmother pulled over canvased the area but did not find any evidence of bullet casings They are looking into whether a triple shooting in the 3500 block of Germantown Avenue about an hour earlier is relatedDetectives on the scene of where the stepmother pulled over canvased the area but did not find any evidence of bullet casings A triple shooting nearby, however, maybe related. Three men were struck by gunfire in the 3500 block of Germantown Avenue, also in Huntington Park, about 7 p m., police said. The above map shows where the stepmother first gunshots in the 700 block of West Luzerne Street, and where she later discovers the baby shot within the 4900 block of Camec Street It also shows the proximity of a triple shooting that may be connected. Police are investigating RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Philadelphia mother, 28, who shot dead daughters, aged four Gunman shoots dead female airman and another man in a. Share this article Share The victims were treated at an area hospital and were in stable condition  Detectives are looking into whether both shootings are connected, reports WPVI. No arrests have been made in either case  Philadelphia police did not immediately respond when DailyMail.com reached out. Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS  

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