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3 killed, 11 injured in mass shooting in Philadelphia

A mass shooting in Philadelphia left at least 3 people dead and 11 others wounded, Police said.

3 people were killed and at least 11 others were wounded in a mass shooting in Philadelphia.

Two men and a woman were killed, officials said.

The incident took place in the 200 block of South Street just before midnight on Saturday.

An officer fired at one of the gunmen as he was shooting, but it was unclear whether the man was hit

The man dropped his weapon and fled when he was fired upon.

Out of the 14 people who were shot and brought to nearby hospitals, three, including two men and a woman were declared brought dead on arrival

Police have recovered two weapons, both semiautomatic handguns. One of them had an extended magazine, he said.

A broad majority of American voters, both Republicans and Democrats, favor stronger gun control laws

Republicans in Congress and some moderate Democrats have blocked such legislation for years.

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