Weekend Report: 06.06.14 – 06.08.14 — Three dead; six wounded in Philadelphia

Slide show above: Police investigate the scene of a shooting Friday evening at Ridge Avenue and Master Street in North Philadelphia. According to police, officers heard gunshots shortly before 7 p.m. and found the 19-year-old victim, who they rushed to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition with two leg wounds. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek. After more than 36 hours with no shooting victims reported in Philadelphia, a new outbreak of gun violence has left two men dead and three wounded to start the weekend. The most recent alerts are at the top of the list below.
#GunCrisis June 8, 201410:00 pm

National news: Officials said two suspects shot and killed two police officers before killing a third person and themselves Sunday in Las Vegas, according to local media reports: http://ow.ly/xLFSm

#GunCrisis June 8, 20149:20 am

Updated — One dead after double shooting late Saturday:
A 43-year-old man was killed and a 31-year-old woman was critically wounded.

Get the complete report -> http://ow.ly/xKQQf
Family members identified the victim as 43-year-old Todd Riley – a father of two, according to 6ABC: http://ow.ly/xLIhF

#GunCrisis June 8, 20148:41 am

Man critical after Camden shooting:

Police say that a man who crashed into a building early Sunday in Camden had been shot multiple times, according to 6ABC: http://ow.ly/xKOrB The reported added that the victim, described as a male in his 20s, was listed in critical condition at Cooper University Hospital.

Two photographs from the incident scene were shared on Twitter by @cems205: http://ow.ly/xKOClhttp://ow.ly/xKOHk

#GunCrisis June 8, 20148:35 am


#GunCrisis June 8, 20148:30 am

Police rushed a 21-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was reported in stable condition with multiple gunshot wounds to his lower extremities after an incident which took place on South 62nd Street near Ludlow Street around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in West Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis June 8, 20148:26 am

Cold case rewards:

The Citizens Crime Commission is administering a $1,000 reward and the city of Philadelphia is offering up to $20,000 for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the shooter who killled Gerard Markert on New Year’s Eve 2011 along the 4100 block of Orchard Street in the city’s Frankford section.

6ABC: http://ow.ly/xKO0Q

#GunCrisis June 7, 20148:05 pm

Updated with media reports:
A 19-year-old woman is in stable condition at Albert Einstein Medical Center with a grazing face wound following a shooting last hour on Temple Road in the Cedarbrook section of Philadelphia.
CBs3: http://ow.ly/xKsDh
6ABC: http://ow.ly/xKsCR

#GunCrisis June 7, 20148:49 am

Medics pronounced another young man dead after he was shot in the head around 4:50 a.m. Saturday at Sedgley Avenue and 17th Street in North Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis June 7, 20148:48 am

A 29-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting on North 59th Street near Hunter Street in Overbrook around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, just two blocks from earlier fatal shooting. Police rushed him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
Philly.com has more info: http://ow.ly/xKsG7

#GunCrisis June 7, 20148:48 am

A 23-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene by medics after he was shot in the back just after 1 a.m. Saturday on Hunter Street, near 54th Street and Lancaster Avenue in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis June 7, 20148:48 am

Police rushed a 17-year-old to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot in the leg around 11:30 p.m. Friday in the area of 28th and McKean Streets in South Philadelphia.
Philly.com has more info: http://ow.ly/xKsG7

#GunCrisis June 7, 20147:41 am

Above: Philadelphia Police have released this surveillance video in search of the suspect wanted for the armed robbery Thursday of a dollar store in the Kingessing section of Philadelphia.

Police released another video seeking suspects wanted in connection with a pharmacy robbery Thursday in Northeast Philadelphia: http://ow.ly/xJCyS

We published five more recent surveillance videos on Friday: http://ow.ly/xJCBO

According to the latest police data, 1118 gun robberies have been reported this year in Philadelphia: http://ow.ly/xJCI8

#GunCrisis June 6, 201411:32 pm

National news: Latest law enforcement officer shootings reported in Georgia: http://ow.ly/xJlJN North Carolina: http://ow.ly/xJlGu and Texas: http://ow.ly/xJlEE

#GunCrisis June 6, 201410:39 pm

National news: Reports indicate recent child shootings in Abilene: http://ow.ly/xJiqG Dallas: http://ow.ly/xJjc0 Jacksonville: http://ow.ly/xJivc and Omaha: http://ow.ly/xJjcz

#GunCrisis June 6, 201410:34 pm

Police rushed a 19-year-old man to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was reported in stable condition after he was shot twice in the leg shortly before 7 p.m. Friday at Ridge Avenue and Master Street in North Philadelphia. No shooting victims had been reported in the city since Wednesday night.