Daily Report: 06.05.14 — Shooting in Mantua; gun scare at Penn State Abington

Investigators examine a fired shell casing at the scene after a woman was wounded in a North Philadelphia shooting late Wednesday night. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Check in throughout the day and night for the latest reports. The most recent entries will be at the top of the list below:

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#GunCrisis June 6, 201410:49 am

This report has been concluded. Please go to our home page for the latest news: http://guncrisis.org/

#GunCrisis June 5, 201410:36 pm

Joe Kaczmarek was on the scene for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project at Penn State Abington after the campus was placed on lockdown for a report of a gunman Thursday. More info: http://ow.ly/xGJp1

#GunCrisis June 5, 20145:44 pm

Haverford Township police have arrested two suspects in connection with a bank robbery this afternoon, according to CBS3: http://ow.ly/xGkcb

#GunCrisis June 5, 20144:54 pm

Penn State Abington update:

The official Twitter account of Penn State University reported that a person with a gun had been spotted late Thursday afternoon on their satellite campus in Abington, Pa., just outside Philadelphia: http://ow.ly/xGe7J

Later reports indicate that a BB gun had let to the alert, there was no danger to the community and the lockdown was lifted.

#GunCrisis June 5, 20144:17 pm


Penn State University has alerted their community to the report of a person with a gun on their satellite campus in Abington, Pa., just north of Philadelphia:

#GunCrisis June 5, 20141:42 pm

The Philadelphia Police Department has released the latest weekly citywide major crimes report. Larger version: http://ow.ly/xFNwL

#GunCrisis June 5, 20149:31 am


Police have obtained surveillance video of suspects wanted for armed robberies last month at two Radio Shack stores in Philadelphia, according to NBC10: http://ow.ly/xEUDZ

#GunCrisis June 5, 20149:22 am


Police said that the man accused of burglarizing a home in the Mantua section of Philadelphia when he was shot by a resident early Wednesday is the son of notorious doctor Kermit Gosnell, who is serving life in prison for killing fetuses, according to a report from The Philadelphia Inquirer: http://ow.ly/xESVh

#GunCrisis June 5, 20149:09 am

Central Pennsylvania:

Police in Harrisburg are investigating a shooting that took place early this morning, according to pennlive.com: http://ow.ly/xEQSD

#GunCrisis June 5, 20148:47 am

This morning:

We are looking into reports of a woman shooting another woman late Wednesday night in Philadelphia, checking regional and national news, and following up on a new online movement against gun violence.

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