#GunCrisis: Philadelphia, regional and national updates for Monday, 11.11.13

Griscom and Arrott Shooting
A police officer guards the crime scene perimeter as neighbors look on after a 38-year-old man was shot early Monday morning in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Griscom and Arrott Shooting

Responding officers rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital with an abdominal wound, according to a police source. Investigators marked ballistic evidence next to a car on Griscom Street near Arrott Street.

Griscom and Arrott Shooting

Authorities said that the suspect fled the scene in a white Pontiac, according to a report from CBS3. NBC10 reported that vials of drugs littered the sidewalk. 6ABC has a video report.

As we previously reported, shooting incidents left six men wounded in the span of six hours Sunday night in Philadelphia. Temple University reported another shooting incident near the main campus early Sunday morning. One man was killed and four more were wounded in Friday night shootings reported across the city.

Philadelphia Police have released a surveillance video in hopes of identifying the gunman who robbed a 7-Eleven store near Rittenhouse Square early Friday morning. On Friday, a Juniata Park man was convicted of shooting three teens to death in 2012.

YDR.com reports that loved ones are mourning a woman who was killed by a stray bullet from a shooting incident early Wednesday morning in York, Pa.

A man is facing charges in Bucks County after bringing his friend to hospital with a gunshot wound, which the suspect now reports was the result of an accident, according to buckscountycouriertimes.com.

Three men have been arrested in connection with a Walmart robbery in Delaware County, according to NBC10. A Bethlehem, Pa., man shot Friday night in Allentown has been upgraded to stable condition, according to a mcall.com report.

Pennlive.com reports Lancaster, Pa., man who shot another will continue serving a 9- to 18-year sentence in state prison. Atlantic City, N.J., police were on the scene of an apparent home invasion in which a man was shot Saturday night, according to pressofatlanticcity.com.

NBC10 is reporting that police in Delaware are investigating a body found with gunshot wounds inside an apartment.

A mass shooting was reported Saturday night in a suburb of Houston, Texas. We compiled local news reports at guncrisis.org.

Town officials have notified a Newtown police officer who hasn’t returned to work since responding to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that he could be fired, according to officer.com.

A widow tells her story after her husband, a disabled combat veteran, shot and killed her mother and himself last summer, in a video report from mcall.com.

A police expert in crisis response and mental illness suggests suicide prevention as a strategy to reduce mass shootings, in a report published at policeone.com.

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