Investigators gather evidence at the scene after police shot and wounded a man during a confrontation Saturday night in the Grays Ferry section of South Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
An armed suspect was confronted by police who fired when he did not drop his weapon, according to a report from 6ABC which added that a gun was recovered at the scene.
The wounded suspect was listed in stable condition with arm wounds at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Two men in their 30s were wounded in a shooting reported on Germantown Avenue near Logan Street, just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the Germantown section of the city. According to another 6ABC report, both victims were taken to Albert Einstein Hospital in critical condition.
A 28-year-old man was listed in critical condition after he was shot on North Broad Street near West Rockland Street shortly after midnight Sunday. NBC10 reported that the victim was struck once in the arm and twice in the leg.
Multiple shooting victims have now been reported in Philadelphia for five consecutive days. Previously:
- Saturday: Latest Philadelphia shootings leave one man dead, second in critical condition, and woman wounded in robbery
- Friday: Latest shootings leave one man dead and two more wounded in Philadelphia
- Thursday: #GunCrisis: Philadelphia updates for Thursday, 01.09.14
- Wednesday: Shooters kill one man, leave two critically wounded in latest Philadelphia incidents
On Monday, the Philadelphia Police Department released information on the first seven homicide victims of 2014, six of whom had been shot to death.
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