#GunCrisis: Philadelphia Week in Review

Police look for evidence after 26-year-old Amber Long was shot to death during an apparent robbery last week in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Police look for evidence after 26-year-old Amber Long was shot to death during an apparent robbery last week in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Five weekend incidents — including two fatalities — bring this month’s shooting victim totals in Philadelphia to 23 dead and 41 wounded, included 12 who were initially reported in critical condition.

In the latest incident, a 23-year-old man was shot and killed shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday on Ridge Avenue near 29th Street in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city. 6ABC and NBC10 have reports.

Two more men were reported in stable condition following Saturday night shootings: A 32-year-old man was listed in stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with a leg wound following an incident reported at about 9:30 p.m. on South 58th Street, near the intersections with Baltimore Avenue and Cobbs Creek Parkway in West Philadelphia. And 30-year-old man was reported in stable condition with arm wounds after he was shot just after 10 p.m. on West Ruscomb Street near 13th Street in the Logan section of the city.

As we previously reported, one man was shot to death Friday evening in Crescentville and another was wounded early Saturday in South Philadelphia.

This week’s previous reports:

A neighbor looks on as police investigate after a mother and son were found shot to death Sunday in the Crescentville section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

A neighbor looks on as police investigate after a mother and son were found shot to death Sunday in the Crescentville section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

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