#GunCrisis: Philadelphia live weekend report

Slide show above: Police held the scene after officers opened fire and wounded a man they say brandished a gun Friday in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia. Scroll down for more information. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek. Keep up with the latest news from the Gun Crisis Reporting Project throughout Memorial Day weekend on our live blog below. The most recent entries are closest to the top.
#GunCrisis May 27, 20147:49 am

The Gun Crisis live report for the Memorial Day weekend has concluded. Watch for our news report at http://guncrisis.org/

#GunCrisis May 26, 20149:23 pm


Investigators gather at the scene on N. 56th Street near Haverford Avenue in West Philadelphia after three police officers opened fire, wounding a man that officials say brandished a gun at officers just before 5:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

#GunCrisis May 26, 20149:32 am

National news updates: The Chicago Tribune is reporting five dead and 12 wounded in shootings since Saturday afternoon: http://ow.ly/xgcRw Five people, including an 11-year-old girl, were shot in one incident Saturday in Detroit: http://ow.ly/xgd5K A police officer was shot and killed this weekend in Scottsdale, Arizona: http://ow.ly/xgdbr

#GunCrisis May 26, 20148:55 am

No gunshot victims were reported overnight in Philadelphia. UPDATE: The man who we previously reported had been shot in the hand Sunday in Germantown was listed in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center.

#GunCrisis May 26, 20148:53 am

Police are investigating a fatal overnight shooting in York, Pa., according to pennlive.com: http://ow.ly/xg8nT

#GunCrisis May 25, 20143:49 pm

Checking on reports of a man wounded in his hand by gunfire this afternoon on Montana Street in Germantown.

#GunCrisis May 25, 20143:45 pm

The Associated Press is reporting three dead and a fourth person wounded during a shooting at an ocean front hotel in Myrtle Beach SC, Saturday night. http://bit.ly/1r6Cxgw

#GunCrisis May 25, 201411:46 am

Update: The shooting victim we reported from 55th and Market Streets early Sunday had driven to that location after he was shot in his car at 56th Street and Haverford Avenue, according to 6ABC: http://ow.ly/xeMaw

#GunCrisis May 25, 201411:43 am

Update: Three people were injured in two shootings overnight in Norristown, according to 6ABC: http://ow.ly/xeM04

#GunCrisis May 25, 201411:41 am

Police said that a 12-year-old boy died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head early Saturday in Philadelphia, according to philly.com: http://ow.ly/xeLNw Authorities did not say how he obtained the gun.

#GunCrisis May 25, 20149:48 am

Police rushed a 28-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, after he was shot around 4.15 a.m. Sunday in the area of 55th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia. The victim was listed in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds.

#GunCrisis May 25, 20141:40 am

Checking on reports of three people wounded by gunfire in Norristown this evening.

#GunCrisis May 24, 201411:45 pm

6ABC is reporting that two men were found shot to death late Saturday afternoon inside a Egg Harbor Twp., NJ. residence. http://6abc.cm/1nipDYI

#GunCrisis May 24, 20147:59 pm

Police are searching for two men in a dark gray or silver Dodge Charger in connection with the shooting at Elmwood Avenue and Bellford Street in Eastwick earlier this hour.

#GunCrisis May 24, 20147:46 pm

Police rushed a 25-year-old man to the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania after he was shot once in the buttocks at Elmood Avenue and Bellford Street in the Eastwick section of Philadelphia this hour.

#GunCrisis May 24, 20149:57 am

A 25-year-old man was shot to death around 3 a.m. Saturday on South 62nd Street near Sansom Street in West Philadelphia. Investigators said he had been shot several times and was pronounced dead by medics at the scene, according to a report from NBC10: http://ow.ly/xdBgC

#GunCrisis May 24, 20149:50 am

Updated with media reports below. Investigators gather at the scene after two police officers opened fire, wounding a man that officials say brandished a gun during a foot chase Friday afternoon on North 8th Street near West Cayuga Street in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

6ABC: http://ow.ly/xdAx
NBC10: http://ow.ly/xdAuP
Fox29: http://ow.ly/xdAwP
The Philadelphia Inquirer: http://ow.ly/xdAvx

#GunCrisis May 24, 20149:32 am

National incident update: We have compiled news media and social media reports from the mass shooting in California: http://ow.ly/xdzwa

#GunCrisis May 24, 20148:37 am

National news alert: A mass shooting has left seven people dead and seven more wounded Friday night in California, according to media reports. AP: http://ow.ly/xduPu

#GunCrisis May 23, 201411:32 pm


Investigators gather at the scene after two police officers opened fire, wounding a man that officials say brandished a gun during a foot chase Friday afternoon on North 8th Street near West Cayuga Street in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia. Officials said the incident began when officers were responding to a report of a burglary in progress. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

#GunCrisis May 23, 20146:52 pm

Joe Kaczmarek has been on the scene for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project at the police-involved shooting late Friday afternoon in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia, and will have more information in later updates. Police report that the wounded suspect was armed with a handgun.

#GunCrisis May 23, 20144:14 pm

Four men, one teenage boy and one woman were among the victims of five shooting incidents reported across Philadelphia from Thursday afternoon through early Friday morning, as wee reported Friday morning: http://ow.ly/xcB2B

#GunCrisis May 23, 20144:12 pm

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