Updates: Gun violence reported across the Philadelphia region

Simon Street ShootingA police officer looks over the crime scene after a 36-year-old man was shot following a dispute around at 11 p.m. Sunday night on the 2100 block of Simon Street in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Simon Street ShootingAccording to police, the victim was taken to Hahnemann Hospital and listed in stable condition with gunshot wounds the right hand, leg and abdomen. A shell casing was resting in the street, as seen at left.

Earlier today, we reported on a fatal shooting in North Philadelphia as well as two more overnight shooting incidents. The Philadelphia Inquirer has identified the victim of the fatal shooting as Tyrone Ronald Sturgis, 29, of Midwest Oak Lane.

The PhillyPolice Blog has posted a surveillance video in hopes that the public can identify two suspects wanted for multiple gunpoint robberies in Allegheny West and Richmond.

Philadelphia Police have also released a composite sketch of the man they say threatened to sexually assault a woman at gunpoint, according to a report from FOX29.

CBS3 reported on violence in Trenton, NJ which left four dead and three wounded this weekend. Two people were killed and five more were wounded in two separate incidents Friday night in Newark, NJ, according to NJ.com.

Weekend shootings left one dead in Lebanon, PA, and another wounded in Harrisburg, according to pennlive.com. 6ABC reported that a 19-year-old man was found shot and killed in the parking lot of a Wilmington, DE, community center Sunday evening.

On Saturday, we published earlier weekend gun violence reports from across the Philadelphia region.

NBC10 points out that Philadelphia homicides to date are by far at the lowest level in the past seven years since the Philadelphia Police Department began posting year-to-date homicide numbers online.

On Monday morning, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams tweeted that homicides in Philadelphia are down 29.52% this year, with 148 people killed, compared with 210 on the same date in 2012.

Finally, Philadelphia Police officers in the 22nd District recovered an AR-15 assault weapon and took three men into custody Sunday night, according to police sources.

Responding units found rifle casings on the street when they responded to a call for multiple gunshots in the area of 2400 North 25th Street shortly after 9 p.m. and took down the suspects during a nearby traffic stop.

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