Kensington shooting leaves man critically wounded; violence continues in Trenton

Slide show: Police investigate a shooting Sunday night in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek. According to police, they responded to a report of gunfire on Frankford Avenue near East Birch Street at about 9:30 p.m. They found a man suffering from seven gunshot wounds and rushed him to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical but stable condition. 6ABC, NBC10, and Fox29 also have reports. On Sunday afternoon, a 14-year-old girl suffered a grazing hand wound during a shooting incident on West Wishart Street in the Fairhill section of the city. A 22-year-old man was shot to death Sunday afternoon in Chester, Pa., according to a 6ABC report. Two people were wounded, one critically, when shots were fired in Trenton, NJ, Sunday afternoon as a crowd gathered near a memorial for a man killed early Saturday, according to reports from, and Fox29. As we previously reported, five people were shot during the prior incident, which took place at what police were calling an after-hours club. Check the #GunCrisis: Philadelphia Week in Review for more recent updates. Posted by Jim MacMillan Editor’s note: Today marks the two-year anniversary of the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, first announced by this humble post when it was no more than a kitchen table blog. Our first crime scene report refers to the original plan to produce a documentary and the next post begins to define the mission. We are marking this event with a new site design — further optimized for our many mobile viewers. Please let us know what you think. Learn more about us, our reporting, check what others are saying and meet the people behind this endeavor. And if you find our service valuable and would like to see us continue for one more year, please consider giving. To find help or lend your support, check the the organizations listed under our Network tab at left. If you would like us to add your group to our list, please email us. The Gun Crisis Reporting Project is an award-winning, independent, nonprofit journalism community striving to illuminate the epidemic of homicide by gunfire in Philadelphia — and to find solutions. DarkRedBut we need your help. Click to see how your tax-deductible contribution can support our volunteer staff.