Monday: Three dead, three wounded in Philadelphia shootings


On the first day of October, three men were killed and three more were wounded during five separate shooting incidents during a span of about four hours in Philadelphia.

Police say they have an 82-year-old man in custody for the shooting death of a 51-year-old man, shortly after 5 p.m. at this scene on 25th Street near Ingersoll Street in North Philadelphia.

Two more men were shot on this scene on 23rd Street near Stewart Street in North Philadelphia around 7 p.m. A 25-year-old man was shot once in the back and pronounced dead a short time later at Temple University Hospital. A 21-year-old man was shot in the hand and reported in stable condition.

Photojournalist Joe Kaczmarek covered both of these crime scenes for the GunCrisis Reporting Project.

All five incidents are mapped below. Click the blue pins for more information:

View Monday: Three dead, three wounded in Philadelphia shootings in a larger map

Before these most recent killings, Philadelphia had recorded 260 homicides so far this year. For the same period last year, there were 241 homicides, according to philly.com: 3 killed in city shootings

Fox29 called Monday night a rampage: Multiple Shootings, Homicides Being Investigated in North Philadelphia

6ABC and NBC10 have video reports:
3 homicides in 3 hours in Philadelphia
Violent Night in Philly’s 22nd District

Philly Confidential broke down each incident:
Man, 19, dead in N. Philly shooting
Cops: Man, 51, fatally shot in North Philadelphia
Man shot during attempted robbery on Kensington Avenue
Man, 19, dead after double shooting in North Philadelphia
Kensington shooting leaves man, 27, critically wounded

Previously: Nearly 100 people were shot in Philadelphia during September

 

 

 

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