Philadelphia Police officers gather at the scene after a 23-year-old man was wounded in a shooting incident Monday night in North Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
As we reported earlier, shooters killed three men and wounded two more in separate incidents reported across the city during a span of 12 hours beginning shortly before 5 p.m. Monday. The violent night followed weekend outbreak during which 19 people were shot in Philadelphia.
Joe Kaczmarek of the Gun Crisis Reporting Project was covering a fatal shooting at a supermarket on Susquehanna Avenue near 20th Street Monday night when he heard about a dozen gunshots fired at about 7:30 p.m.
Police soon located ballistic evidence at this scene on North 17th Street near Cumberland Street, and then learned that a wounded man had been driven to Temple University Hospital in a private vehicle.
FOX29 is reporting that 65 shots were fired in three North Philadelphia incidents Monday night, including this incident. Check our earlier post for a complete report: Shooters kill three men and wound two more in Philadelphia during 12-hour span beginning Monday afternoon.
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