One person killed, five others wounded and scores of people sent fleeing as gunfight erupted at an illegal large gathering in Philadelphia, authorities said.
The incident occurred at around 3:45 am on Saturday inside and outside a rental hall adjacent to Hot Pot Cuisine in north Philadelphia’s Nicetown neighborhood, police officials said.
The police disclosed that a 29-year-old man was shot 14 times and was pronounced dead minutes later at Temple University Hospital.
Three men aged 33, 38, and 41 and 30-year-old women were also shot; all were stable at hospitals, police said.
Danielle Outlaw, the Police Commissioner told reporters that at least 150 people fled for their lives. She said that such large gatherings are illegal under Covid-19.