Neighbors look on as police investigate the scene after officers discovered a shooting victim inside a car that had crashed into parked cars Friday night near the intersection of North 21st and West Somerset Streets in the Swampoodle section of North Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Police believe that the victim may have been shot in the area of 25th and Cumberland Streets and was trying to drive himself to the hospital.
Nearly 48 hours had passed since Philadelphia’s last shooting victim had been reported Wednesday night in the Eastwick section of Southwest Philadelphia.
Three more men were critically wounded Friday night and early Saturday morning in separate incidents reported in Brewerytown, Hunting Park and West Philadelphia. Come back to GunCrisis.org for more information later today.
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