According to police, a woman answered a knock on the door at her home on the 5700 block of Leonard Street shortly after 10 p.m. and was met by an armed man who tried to force his way inside. As she tried to hold back the door, the gunman fired several times and struck a man in the living room.
A neighbor watching investigators said that the victim was a father to several children.
If you want to get involved in gun violence reduction in Philadelphia, please consider volunteering with or donating to one of the organizations under our Network tab. If you would like us to add your group to our list, please email us at email@example.com.
The Gun Crisis Reporting Project is an award-winning, independent, nonprofit journalism community striving to illuminate the epidemic of homicide by gunfire in Philadelphia — and to find solutions.
But we need your help. Click to see how your tax-deductible contribution can support our volunteer staff.