Four new Philadelphia shooting victims bring total to 34 in June


Four new shootings this weekend bring the victim count for the first week of June to 34, including three fatalities and nine people with critical injuries. Four women, five teens, an elderly man and a taxi driver were reported among those wounded.

A 19-year-old man was shot in the foot just before noon Friday in the area of North 6th and West Venango Streets. At about 1:30 p.m. Friday, a 33-year-old man was sit twice at North Lawrence and West Cumberland Streets. Both were reported in stable condition at area hospitals.

Police rushed a 52-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot twice in the arm at about 10:30 p.m. Friday at Buist Avenue and 68th Street in Southwest Philadelphia. According to a 6ABC report, the victim was following suspects in a deli robbery when one opened fire.

Just after midnight Saturday, a 38-year-old woman was shot in the leg inside a home on the 2000 block of South 58th Street. She was reported in stable condition.

View Philadelphia shooting victim reports for June, 2013 in a larger map.

If you want to get involved in gun violence reduction in Philadelphia, please consider volunteering your time or making a donation to one of the organizations listed under our Network tab at the top of this site. If you would like us to add your group to our list, please email us at info@guncrisis.org.

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.

DarkRedBut we need your help. Click to see how your tax-deductible contribution can support our volunteer staff.

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on TumblrShare on LinkedInEmail this to someone