Three men dead after execution-style shooting Thursday inside Lawndale home

Martins Mill Road Triple HomicidePolice investigate and neighbors look on after three men were found shot to death Thursday in the Lawndale section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Martins Mill Road Triple HomicideAccording to investigators, police officers were responding to a report of someone screaming and found three men with head wounds inside a home on Martins Mill Road near Oxford Avenue. Medics pronounced all three victims dead on location.

Martins Mill Road Triple HomicidePolice described the incident as an apparent execution-style slaying, according to an Associated Press report published by Fox29. The Philadelphia Daily News reported that two of the men were found bound, lying on the first floor, and the third was found lying in a bedroom on the second floor.

Martins Mill Road Triple Homicide

CBS3 reported that the house had been ransacked, and according to 6ABC, witnesses told police that they saw two men running from the scene.

Martins Mill Road Triple HomicideAt the Gun Crisis Reporting project, we have now tracked shooting incidents which have left nine people dead and 13 wounded this month in Philadelphia.

As we reported yesterday, we tracked 74 shooting incidents which left 22 people dead and 68 wounded across Philadelphia in January. In December, we tracked we tracked 82 shootings incidents which left 16 dead and 79 wounded, up from nine dead and 67 wounded in November.

Across the region, new shooting incidents have been reported in Camden and Trenton, NJ, as well as Carlisle, PA, according to local media reports.

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