#GunCrisis: Philadelphia Week in Review

Latia Jones and Rodney Ramseur Jr. Vigil

Alvita Davis, left, and Nicole Hyman, mothers of murder victims Latia Jones and Rodney Ramseur, Jr., release balloons during a vigil Tuesday night in Olney. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Photos by Tom Kelly IV Philadelphia Police investigate a quadruple shooting in the 2600 block of Daggett Street in the Elmwood section of Southwest Philadelphia, that occurred Wednesday night May 15, 2013.  Three people were wounded on the block, numerous homes and cars were struck by gunfire as well.  According to police at the scene a woman in the 6500 block of Buist Ave. was struck in the head as an innocent bystander in the second floor of her home.  All the victims were taken by police to HUP.  At least 39 evidence markers, littered the street, and police believe at least 27 shots were fired, by the gunman or gunmen.  Crime Scene investigators worked well into Thursday morning to collect and document all of the evidence at the scene.

Evidence marks cover the scene where four people were shot in one incident Wednesday night in Southwest Philadelphia. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Tom Kelly IV.