So far this month, the Gun Crisis Reporting Project has tracked 49 shooting victims in Philadelphia, based on original reporting, media reports, police officials and other sources. At least 17 people were pronounced dead on the same day they were shot and another 11 were initially reported in critical condition.
In the latest incident, a 47-year-old man was listed in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot in the chest at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday on City Avenue near Bala Avenue in Philadelphia’s Wynnefield section.
The shooting took place outside the Bala Inn, according to 6ABC. Police said they found the victim on a pool table after he went inside for help, according to CBS3. And according to NBC10, police said that the victim told them two men were responsible.
An overnight shooting left another man in critical condition across the Delaware River in Camden, NJ, according to another 6ABC report.
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