Above: Gun Crisis Reporting Project editor Jim MacMillan discusses strategies to reduce gun violence in Philadelphia during the most recent gathering of Ignite Philly, a series of five-minute talks addressing young leaders and thinkers in our city, and part of our initiative to bring the issue to new audiences.
Below: In response to heavy traffic on our recent weekend live blogs, we are beginning to experiment today with a similar daily live report, which will be updated as news becomes available. The most recent entries are at the top of the list below:
The daily report for Monday, June 2nd, has concluded. Check the home page for the latest reports: http://guncrisis.org/
Philadelphia shooting: Police rushed a 22-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot around 6:30 p.m. Monday on Barnett Street, near Hawthorne and Levick Streets in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia.
Police have identified the three men shot to death this weekend in Philadelphia as Andre Ayala, 24, of Swampoodle, Ronque D. Felton, 24, of Strawberry Mansion, and Tyrese Hall, 24. They represent the 93rd, 94th and 95th homicide victims of 2014, according to police statistics recently obtained by the Daily News. http://ow.ly/xy9xY
Updated: We have compiled media reports from the scene after a police officer was wounded and a domestic violence suspect was killed by gunfire during a confrontation early Monday in Chester, Pa.: http://ow.ly/xwLBp
Philadelphia shooting: A 29-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot around 9:15 a.m. Monday in West Cambria Street near Warnock Street and Germantown Avenue in North Philadelphia.
Trenton violence: Police said a 16-year-old boy was killed and another man was wounded Sunday night in the second night of shootings in the same neighborhood, according to nj.com: http://ow.ly/xwJfq
Home invasion robbery: Police were investigating after someone wearing a black ski mask barged into a home, fired two shots into a bedroom, and fled with some cash and other items early Monday on Kennedy Street in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia, according to a report from 6ABC: http://ow.ly/xwIAE
NBC10 has an update on the case they describe as a “Facebook murder-for-hire plot” which they say led to a fatal shooting in Philadelphia: http://ow.ly/xwHKe
Central Pennsylvania: A State Police spokesman said that a trooper shot several times Sunday night was in stable condition early Monday morning, according to pennlive.com: http://ow.ly/xwmzR
Northeast Pennsylvania: Police said an arrest warrant was issued for a Philadelphia man accused of fatally shooting a 30-year-old North Carolina construction worker early Sunday in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, according to pennlive.com: http://ow.ly/xwm0o
Philadelphia shooting: Police rushed a 29-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition with stomach and leg wounds after he was shot around 11:15 p.m. Sunday night on North 22nd Street, near Indiana Avenue and Fox Street in the Swampoodle section of North Philadelphia.
Wester Pennsylvania: Authorities said a man was arrested in the shooting death of his pregnant girlfriend, according to a report from NBC10: http://ow.ly/xwiOB
Monday’s live report is underway. We are checking reports of one overnight shooting in Philadelphia and will compile media reports from the scene where a police officer was shot in Chester, Pennsylvania. Please check in for updates throughout the day.