#GunCrisis: October incident review

15th & JFK Blvd. Shooting

Police look over ballistic evidence after a man was shot in a stairwell leading to the subway concourse on the corner of 15th Street and J.F.K. Boulevard, outside the Municipal Services Building in Center City Philadelphia on Tuesday Oct. 1, 2013.

According to investigators, police responded to a radio call for gunshots at 2:40 a.m. and found the 37-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen and rushed him to Hahnemann Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said the man had been in LOVE Park taking photographs with friends when two men approached and announced a robbery.

The victim and his friends ran but the gunman caught up with the victim in the concourse stairwell and fired at least eight shots from a .45 caliber handgun.

Small said investigators were checking several security cameras in the area to see if they captured the incident.

Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek

3rd & C.B. Moore Homicide

Investigators gather at the crime scene on Cecil B. Moore Avenue near 3rd Street in North Philadelphia on Sunday Oct. 6, 2013, after a man was fatally wounded by gunfire.

According to investigators, police responded to a call for gunshots around 2 a.m., arriving to find a man in his 20s suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest.

Medics pronounced the victim dead on scene.

Police said the victim was riding a bicycle when the gunman approached.

Below, a woman reacts as she watches investigators gather at the crime scene on Cecil B. Moore Avenue.

3rd & C.B. Moore Homicide

Six shot, one killed at 54th & Florence

Investigators gather at 54th Street and Florence Avenue in the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia on Sunday Oct. 6, 2013, after eight people were wounded, one fatally, by gunfire.

According to police, officers responded to calls for gunshots at 7 p.m. and arrived to find a 20-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on location.

A 23-year-old man with a single gunshot wound to the chest was rushed by police to HUP where he was listed in critical condition.

An 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the right leg that was taken to HUP by police and placed in stable condition.

Three other victims, all 18-years-old were taken to Mercy Hospital by private auto, according to police

Police said 67 pieces of ballistic evidence was found at the scene.

American Street and Master Street Homicide

Police investigate the crime scene on Master Street near American Street in North Philadelphia, Sunday Oct. 27, 2013, after two people were shot, one fatally.

According to police at officers responded to a radio call for gunshots at 1:55 a.m. on the 200 block of Master Street and found a silver Dodge that had crashed into a building that houses the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center on N. American Street.

The 43-year-old man driving the car was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on scene by medics, police said.

A male passenger in the front was also wounded but a 28-year-old woman riding in the back seat was uninjured by the gunfire.

Police said the three occupants had just left the Liquid Room bar when the gunman approached and opened fire not the car as it drove west on Master Street until crashing after crossing American Street.

Editor’s note: We were posting to GunCrisis.org with some new tools while your editor was traveling in October and have discovered that those entries were not searchable. Now, we are archiving those reports here.

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