A sheet covers one victim’s body and neighbors look on as police investigate a triple shooting Sunday night in the Harrowgate section of North Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
The fatally wounded 19-year-old man was shot in the head, according to a report from 6ABC.
Police told the news crew that many shell casings were found near the victim’s body, indicating he was shot at close range, according to philly.com.
During the same incident, an 18-year-old man was shot in the legs and a woman in her 30s was shot in the heel, according to the Associated Press. Their injuries were not life-threatening, according to CBS3.
UPDATE: CBS3 now also reports that at least 10 rounds were fired and that the surviving victims were unrelated bystanders.
Two more men were shot, one fatally, during an overnight incident in the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia. More info: Latest shooting leaves one man dead and another wounded early Monday in Fairhill.
Altogether, 21 shooting victims were reported across Philadelphia throughout the long Thanksgiving weekend.
As we previously reported, gun violence left one dead and four wounded across the city from late Saturday afternoon though early Sunday morning. Three men were shot in separate incidents Friday and early Saturday in Philadelphia, and eight people were shot — including two teens — between Wednesday afternoon and early Thursday.
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