Double shooting in Feltonville:Police rushed a 15-year-old to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and a 24-year-old man drove himself to Temple University Hospital after both were wounded in a shooting incident around 8:20 p.m. Monday on a basketball court at the Feltonville Recreation Center, on Ella Street at East Wyoming Avenue in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia.
Witnesses reported about 100 people at the playground at the time of the shooting, according to 6ABC, and police said it wasn’t clear if the victims were targeted or innocent bystanders, according to a Philadelphia Daily News report.
Two fired .22 caliber shell casings were found on the basketball court, police said. Both victims were reported in stable condition.
May violence persists:Police rushed a 23-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot in the chest around 4:20 p.m. Monday on East Hilton Street, near F Street and Allegheny Avenue in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. According to a report from CBS3, police believed the suspect may have fled onto a nearby SEPTA platform.
A 22-year-old man was in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center after he was shot in the hand just before 1 a.m. Tuesday on Keyser Street, near Logan Street and Wayne Avenue in Germantown.
As we reported Saturday, 21 shooting victims were reported in Philadelphia during the first three days of May, and six more had been reported by Monday morning. So, the incidents above bring this months total to 31; more than five per day.
Shooting victim updates:As we reported Monday, Devin Bullock, the 19-year-old high school basketball star wounded in a Brewerytown shooting two weeks ago, has died. 6ABC, NBC10 and The Philadelphia Inquirer followed up with additional reports.
As we reported last week, police were called to the scene after a group of children found the body of a shooting victim Thursday evening in North Philadelphia. Police have now identified the victim as Shaquille Hall, 21, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.
The Philadelphia Inquirer followed up with Stephanie Long, whose daughter Amber Long was shot and killed in Philadelphia last January.
Seeking suspects:Philadelphia Police have released a surveillance video, asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect for a recent robbery in Upper Kensington.
A follow-up report from Fox29 says that armed robbers who wounded a gas station attendant early Monday in Eastwick may have stayed for hours while taking cash from customers.
Anti-violence activist shot in Delaware:Anti-violence activist Cheryl Allen was struck by a stray bullet while holding her grandchild Monday evening in Wilmington, Delaware. CBS3, 6ABC, NBC10 and Fox29 have reports.
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Posted by Jim MacMillan.
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