CHESTER — City police are investigating three separate shootings in Chester Friday  and Saturday in which one person was killed and two others were wounded.

Police said they were called to the unit block of West 21st Street around 6:08 p.m. Friday when they observed Kenneth Washington lying face down in the lawn. They observed that the 20-year-old had sustained gunshots to his back and lower body. 

Paramedics from the Crozer-Chester Medical Center arrived and treated Washington on the scene before transporting him to the medical facility. More intense treatment failed to sustain him and Washington died at the medical facility today, according to police.

If anyone has any information regarding this case, they are urged to contact Chester Det. Benjamin Thomas at 610-447-8426 or bthomas306@chesterpolice.org, or Delaware County Det. Timothy Deery at 610-891-8030.

Then, about five hours later, at 11:01 p.m., police received a call for first for shots fired, then the call changed to a shooting, in the area of 232 W. Ninth St.

When they arrived, officers determined the victim had already been taken to Crozer-Chester Medical Center for treatment. 

Police identified the victim as Donald Flowers, who was struck in the buttocks and was listed in good condition as of this afternoon.

If anyone has any information regarding this case, they are urged to contact Det. Victor Heness at 610-447-8429 or vheness245@chesterpolice.org.

Finally, police were called Saturday afternoon to the 2700 block of West 12th Street just after 3:15 for a reported shooting. On arrival, officers discovered a 14-year-old who had suffered a gunshot wound. 

The teen was rushed to the hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

Anyone with information on these cases is urged to call Chester police at 610-447-8420.

Officials say Chester police were called to the 2700 block of West 12th Street and Highland Avenue just after 3:15 p.m. Saturday for a reported shooting. There they discovered a 14-year-old boy who had been shot in the head. The teen 

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