A police helicopter hovers over the scene of Thursday night’s gun shop shooting in Northeast Philadelphia. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
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An 18-year-old man was shot twice in the chest late this afternoon on Wolf Street near 5th Street in South Philadelphia. Medics rushed him to Temple University Hospital.
Philadelphia Police have now released surveillance video on the first of two recent armed robberies outside Philadelphia gun shops. This one took place Wednesday on North Percy Street, near 10th and Spring Garden:
Here’s our report on the second incident, where the victim was critically wounded Thursday night in Northeast Philadelphia: http://ow.ly/xYRW0
Homicide in East Germantown:
Medics pronounced the victim dead at the scene after he was shot in the head around 5:45 a.m. Friday on East Walnut lane near Germantown Avenue in the the East Germantown section of Philadelphia.
Media updates on woman wounded Thursday night:
As we reported Thursday night, a 48-year-old woman was shot in North Philadelphia around 9:15 p.m.
The victim was struck once in the arm and stomach, according to 6ABC: http://ow.ly/xYfFR
The Philadelphia Daily News reported that she was in critical condition: http://ow.ly/xYfXG
Woman wounded early Friday:
Police rushed a 31-year-old woman to Temple University Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition after she was shot in the arm just after 1 a.m. Friday at North Broad and Wingohocking Streets, in the area where the Hunting Park, Logan and Nicetown neighborhoods come together.
Road rage reported:
A former SEPTA Police officer has been accused of threatening a man with a loaded gun during a road rage incident last month in Delaware County, according to a report from Fox29: http://ow.ly/xYdPG
Two people were shot in separate incidents reported overnight in Philadelphia. One man is dead.
We are also compiling reports on Thursday night’s shooting outside a gun shop in Northeast Philadelphia.
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