#GunCrisis: Philadelphia updates for Tuesday, 12.31.13

The PhillyPolice Blog shared a surveillance video Monday, seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect wanted for a robbery and shooting incident one day earlier in the Frankford section of the city. The victim was listed in good condition at Temple University Hospital.

One man was killed and three more were wounded Monday in an unusual spate of daylight shootings reported across Philadelphia. The fatal shooting took place at about 3:30 p.m. on West Nedro Avenue near Wister Street in East Germantown.

Medics rushed the victim to Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to several local media reports. Officers found the 23-year-old victim in the back seat of a vehicle, according to CBS3NBC10 reported that he had been shot in the head.

Police took three men into custody at the hospital, reporting that one was in possession of a gun, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.

A 34-year-old man was listed in critical condition at Temple University Hospital, following the first shooting incident of the day, at about 10:30 a.m. on Indiana Avenue near E Street in Kensington.

Medics rushed a 46-year-old man to Einstein, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot twice in the area of North 16th Street and 67th Avenue in West Oak Lane, shortly before 1 p.m.

And a 22-year-old man was reported in stable condition with a hip wound after a shooting reported in the area of Musgrave and East Johnson Streets, on the edge of East Mount Airy and East Germantown, just after 4 p.m.

Police opened fire during two incidents Monday evening. Officials say that officers shot and wounded a man with a knife in North Philadelphia, according to reports from CBS3, 6ABC, NBC10, Fox29, Philly.com and the Philadelphia Daily News.

Police opened fire on a gun suspect in the area of Ogontz and 65th Avenues in in West Oak Lane at about 7:30 p.m. One man was taken into custody but no injuries were reported.

The Philadelphia Police Department recently began posting information related to police-involved shootings on their home page at phillypolice.com, including charts which they say will be updated quarterly.

One woman was hospitalized and police were seeking three suspects after an armed home invasion Monday evening, according to reports for CBS3 and 6ABC.

The Philadelphia Daily News reported on Monday afternoon that Keenan McIntosh, 22, was arrested and charged with shooting and killing his mother, Patrice McIntosh, 50, inside their home Sunday morning on Old York Road near West Courtland Street in the Logan section of Philadelphia.

As we previously reported, shooting incidents left two people dead and 10 more wounded between Saturday morning and Sunday night in Philadelphia.

No shooting victims were reported in Philadelphia during the overnight hours ending Tuesday morning.

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