#GunCrisis weekend live blog: 05.16.14 – 05.18.14

Slide show above: Philadelphia Police investigate a shooting incident which left one man critically wounded early Sunday morning on South 17th Street near Washington Avenue. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek. Weekend live blog: We will post news here as it becomes available for the weekend beginning Friday, 05.16.14. The most recents posts are at the top.
#GunCrisis May 19, 20148:00 am

Seven men and a teenage boy were shot in Philadelphia during the weekend beginning Friday night, May 16th, 2014 and ending Sunday night, May 18th. No deaths were reported but one man was initially listed in critical condition. This concludes the live weekend report.

#GunCrisis May 19, 20147:54 am

A 20-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital after he was shot in the leg shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday at 65th Street and Greenway Avenue in the Mount Moriah section of Southwest Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis May 18, 20148:16 pm

A 22-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the back shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday in the area of 12th and Cambria Streets in North Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis May 18, 20148:56 am

The man wounded at South 17th Street and Washington Avenue was listed in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

A woman inside the car was injured by flying glass and was also taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, according to a report from NBC10: http://ow.ly/wYx3l

#GunCrisis May 18, 20148:51 am

Police said a car was at a stop sign when another pulled up alongside, and the driver got out and opened fired, hitting a man in the first car at least two times, according to a report from 6ABC: http://ow.ly/wYuHA

The incident took place on South 17th Street near Washington Avenue. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

#GunCrisis May 18, 20148:49 am

Police rushed a wounded man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after a shooting around 12:45 a.m. Sunday on the edge of Southwest Center City and the Point Breeze section of Southwest Philadelphia. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

#GunCrisis May 18, 20148:41 am

Police rushed a 31-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot in the ankle shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday night in the area of North 8th Street and West Allegheny Avenue. According to media reports, the wounded man then boarded a SEPTA bus. CBS3: http://ow.ly/wYu0k NBC10: http://ow.ly/wYu35

#GunCrisis May 17, 201410:41 pm

A 25-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center with a foot wound after he was shot in the foot Saturday night on North Marvine Street, near 12th and Ruscomb Streets in the Logan section of Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis May 17, 20146:37 pm

A 44-year-old man was shot in the leg late Saturday afternoon in a parking lot on Girard Avenue near 9th Street in North Philadelphia. Earlier reports that he was shot in Northeast Philadelphia are not accurate.

#GunCrisis May 17, 20146:33 pm

National news alert: Police said a man was shot and gravely wounded Saturday just a few blocks from the Pimlico racetrack where crowds were gathered for the Preakness Stakes, according to The Baltimore Sun: http://ow.ly/wXS8v

#GunCrisis May 17, 20143:21 pm

A 23-year-old man was reported in stable condition with a foot wound after a shooting around 2 p.m. Saturday on Akron Street near Pratt Street in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis May 17, 20148:45 am

Media reports indicate that two people were shot overnight in Washington Township, Goucester County, NJ, about 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia: http://ow.ly/wXiLY http://ow.ly/wXiKC

#GunCrisis May 16, 201411:19 pm

A 17-year-old was reported in stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot five times Friday night on South 29th Street in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis May 16, 20146:55 pm

Philadelphia Police data showed the city’s 2014 homicide rate running 15 percent behind 2013’s pace as of April 27th: http://bit.ly/1ovtBPL But after a prolonged outbreak of shootings this month, the year-to-date total is now running ahead: http://bit.ly/1ovtEuI

#GunCrisis #GunCrisis May 16, 20146:50 pm

Medics rushed a 22-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center, where he was listed in stable conditon with a leg wound after he was shot at Stenton Avenue and Old York Road in the Ogontz section of Philadelphia early Friday.