Police officers talk with neighbors near the location where the victim of a fatal shooting collapsed in North Philadelphia Sunday night. Photograhs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
According to police, officers responded to the 2200 block of West Dauphin Street at 9:40 p.m. for a radio call reporting gunshots and found a 29-year-old man lying on the sidewalk one block away.
Officers rushed the victim to Temple Hospital, but he was pronounced dead at 10:30 p.m. Police said they located eight .40 caliber shell casings and a cell phone inside the parking lot of the nearby Pratt Elementary School.
An NBC10 report said that the victim was shot multiple times in the chest and that police planned to look at school surveillance in hopes to learn more about possible suspects.
A 36-year-old man was shot in the right hand, leg and abdomen following a dispute around 11 p.m. Sunday night on the 2100 block of Simon Street in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia. According to police the man was taken to Hahnemann Hospital where he was in stable condition.
A man with a gunshot wound to upper left arm waved down police at Trenton Street and Somerset Streets in Kensington around 11:30 p.m., and said he was shot while walking down the street.
At around 3 a.m. Monday, a man was shot in the groin and leg on the 1900 block of South Bouvier Street in South Philadelphia. Police rushed him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. 6ABC reported that the victim was in critical condition and that four armed men were seen fleeing the scene.
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