Gunfire wounds six, one fatally, in five incidents overnight in Philadelphia

Allegheny Avenue ShootingMedics wheel a gunshot victim to an ambulance on Allegheny Avenue near G Street in the Kensington section of Philadelphia overnight. According to police, the 22 year-old victim was shot one time in the hip. Photographs for the GunCrisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Allegheny Avenue ShootingAt left, Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small speaks at the scene with a crew from ABC’s Nightline, one of several news programs focused on gun violence in the city.

Six people were shot, one fatally in five incidents overnight in Philadelphia:

• A 24-year-old man was killed and another 24-year-old man was wounded in a shooting on the 2000 block of Castor Avenue in Frankford just before 1 a.m. Thursday.
• A 24-year-old woman was shot in the back just after midnight in the area of 13th and Catherine Streets.
• A 36-year-old man was shot multiple times on the 1800 block of Conlyn Street in East Germantown around 8:45 Wednesday night.
• An 18-year-old man was reported in critical condition after he was shot multiple times on the 2200 block of East Monmouth Street in Port Richmond at about 7:30 Wednesday evening.

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