Fatal shooting victim struck numerous times Sunday night in Mantua

38th and Reno Street HomicideA gun lies in the street as police escort neighbors through the crime scene, below, while investigating a fatal shooting Sunday night in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

38th and Reno Street HomicideAccording to police, officers responded to a radio call for gunshots shortly before 9 p.m. and found a man suffering from at least seven gunshot wounds. They rushed him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Slideshow: Mantua shooting investigation photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

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Police also found eight fired shell casings. CBS3 reported that the victim was believed to be in his 20s.

As we reported earlier today, another man was shot to death Sunday night in North Philadelphia. As we reported Sunday, weekend gun violence had already left 15 shooting victims across the city, including two dead, five critically wounded and and eight more reported in stable condition at area hospitals.

Altogether, we tracked 15 shooting incidents reported between Friday morning and Sunday night in Philadelphia, based on original reporting, media reports, police officials and other sources.

View the map: Philadelphia gun violence reports from 12.20.13 through 12.22.13

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