Recent reports: Children killed and wounded in gunfire incidents across the US

A police officer guards the scene of a recent shooting in West Philadelphia. Photograpg for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

A police officer guards the scene of a recent shooting in West Philadelphia. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Every day, eight children and teens die from gun violence in the US, including five who are murdered, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Every day, 42 children and teens are shot and survive: 33 are shot in assaults; one survives a suicide attempt; and 9 are shot accidentally.

At, we follow gun violence in national news reports as well as in the Philadelphia region. Here are some of the incidents we have been tracking in recent weeks:

AlabamaToddler shot in Prichard
California1-Year-Old Struck by Stray Bullet Released From Hospital
California: Two teens dead, two injured in Oceanside
CaliforniaGirl, 10, hit by flying debris after shooting
California7-year-old boy shot, injured at backyard barbecue
FloridaChild In Hospital After Shooting In Northwest Miami-Dade
FloridaTeen Accidentally Kills Brother With Gun in Second Orlando Shooting By A Minor
IllinoisThree Questioned in Shooting of 14-Year-Old in Pilsen
IllinoisMan, 12-Year-Old Son, Wounded In South Side Shooting
IndianaThe fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in his home appears to be a case of mistaken identity
KansasPolice in Kansas City suburb apprehend 14-year-old after girl, 6, shot in leg at office
KansasPolice identify 14-year-old shooting victim
Kentucky11-year-old shot in Shawnee early Sunday morning
MarylandMan, 4-year-old daughter shot in Overlea
Maryland2 Injured In Baltimore Double Shooting; One Victim Is 11 Years Old
MassachusettsStray bullet barely misses sleeping child in Roslindale
Mississippi7-year-old stable after accidental shooting in Saucier
New YorkNYPD Officer Shoots One-Year-Old Son and Boyfriend in Brooklyn Murder-Suicide
OregonOregon City girl dead after shot from man practicing with gun
PennsylvaniaJuvenile hit by stray bullet in York City
Pennsylvania17-year-old girl shot in West Mifflin
TennesseeToddler shoots self in head by accident and lives
Tennessee: Reports: Father accidentally shoots, kills 10-month-old son in front of family
Tennessee: Child Grazed By Bullet In South Nashville Shooting
Tennessee: Teen Shot Near Downtown Nashville
Texas4-year-old shoots himself with stolen gun
TexasBoy, 9, shot in leg by stray bullet
TexasDallas boy accidentally shoots self in church parking lot
TexasTeen shot in head after leaving southwest Houston nightclub
UtahFather denied bail for killing 5-month-old
Virginia: Police search for suspects in shooting that injured 2 children
Wisconsin: Teen wounded in shooting; Milwaukee police seeking suspect