Shooters kill one man and wound two in separate incidents Thursday in Philadelphia


At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we have tracked 63 gunshot victims in Philadelphia so far in June, killed or wounded in 52 shooting incidents, including three triple shootings.

At least nine people have died and six more were initially reported in critical condition, including three women and two teens.

A 13-year-old girl and two boys, ages 14 and 15, are the youngest victims reported this month — and a 71-year-old man was the oldest.

One man was killed and two more were wounded, one critically, in three incidents on Thursday.

A 34-year-old man fatally wounded in a shooting incident just before 1 p.m. Thursday on Church Lane near Wister Street in East Germantown. According to 6ABC, the victim was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Medics rushed a 22-year-old man to Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the area of North Howard and West Cumberland Streets in Fairhill shortly before midnight. 6ABC reported that the victim was in critical condition with seven bullet wounds.

As we reported yesterday, a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg just after midnight Thursday morning in the area of 21st and Dickinson Streets in the Point Breeze section of the city.

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

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