Weekend leaves a dozen shooting victims in Philadelphia; more incidents reported across our region

Marshall Street HomicideA crowd gathers as police investigate and remove the body of a 21-year-old man who was shot to death Sunday night in the Ludlow section of North Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Four people were wounded in three shooting incidents Sundays night, bringing the weekend totals to one dead and and eleven people wounded in Philadelphia, plus a shooting suspect who was wounded by police. Five of the weekend victims were initially reported in critical condition, and another fatal shooting was reported early Monday morning.

Marshall Street HomicideIn the Ludlow incident, medics pronounced the 21-year-old victim dead at the scene after he was shot once in the head on North Marshall Street, near 6th and Jefferson Streets at about 10:15 p.m., according to police. Family members wept on one side of the crime scene as a group of young men from the neighborhood watched quietly from the opposite side.

Slideshow: Fatal shooting on North Marshall Street. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.[slideshow_deploy id=’14182′]

Police have identified the victim as Nathaniel Holden, 21, of 8th Street near Master Street, according to the Philadelphia Daily News6ABC has a video report from the scene.

As we previously reported, a shooter wounded two people critically, including an innocent bystander; an older woman who was sitting on the stoop in front of her home Sunday night in West Philadelphia.

Police also rushed a 40-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was reported in critical condition after he was shot in the chest and arm Sunday evening in the area of 5th and Cumberland Street in North Philadelphia. CBS3 reported that police had no suspects in custody.

Philly.com has a brief Associated Press report on a man who died after he was shot in the head at a Pittsburgh-area intersection over the weekend. Another man was shot early Saturday in Harrisburg, Pa., according to pennlive.com.

Two brothers were shot Sunday evening in Atlantic City, NJ, according to a report from pressofatlanticcity.com. Trenton police respond to three shootings in eight hours from Friday night into Saturday morning, according to NJ.com.

In Delaware, a husband and wife were shot to death early Sunday morning near the entrance to their condominium in Edgemoor, according to a report from delawareonline.com. We covered more regional gun violence in our Saturday and Sunday morning summaries.

The Philadelphia Daily News has identified the victims in Saturday night’s double shooting in Frankford, and is reporting that neighbors are blaming an ex-boyfriend, who was later shot by police. Fox29 has a video report.

Finally, medics pronounced a 32-year-old man dead at the scene after he was found shot in the head Monday morning inside the Greenmount Cemetery on North Front Street near Hunting Park Avenue in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia. Homicide detectives are combing the cemetery for clues, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.

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