Weekend Live Blog: Eight shooting victims reported

Above: Police investigate a fatal shooting Friday night in Overbrook. One man was killed and three more were wounded in shootings reported Friday night in Philadelphia. Scroll down for more information. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

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#GunCrisis #GunCrisis August 18, 20147:08 am

Third man shot in Hartranft

Police rushed a 21-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot in the arm late Sunday night, in the area of North 7th and West Huntingdon Streets in the Hartranft section of North Philadelphia.

Two more men were shot during weekend incidents reported with a few blocks in the small Hartranft neighborhood, as we previously reported. Scroll down for more information.

#GunCrisis #GunCrisis August 17, 201411:23 pm

Man wounded Sunday night in Hartranft:

Police rushed a 28-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot in the leg shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday in the area of North 9th and West Susquehanna Streets in the Hartranft section of North Philadelphia.

Another man was shot nearby Friday night, a few blocks north at West Huntingdon and North 9th Streets, as we previously reported. Scroll down for more information.

#GunCrisis #GunCrisis August 17, 20148:54 am

Shooting victim arrives at hospital early Sunday:

A 28-year-old shooting victim was listed in stable condition with a leg wound after he arrived at Hahnemann University Hospital in a personal vehicle around 1:40 a.m. Sunday morning. The man reported that he had been shot in the area of North 32nd and West York Streets in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.

Another man was grazed by gunfire during a robbery early Saturday in Strawberry Mansion. Scroll down for more information.

Last week, Alexis Guevera was shot and killed outside a peace concert at the Dell Music Center in Fairmount Park, on the edge of the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood: http://ow.ly/ApmIc

#GunCrisis #GunCrisis August 16, 20148:51 am

Robbery victim grazed by gunfire:

A 29-year-old man was placed in stable condition at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with a grazing shoulder wound early Saturday morning. The victim reported that he was shot during an attempted robbery shortly before 6 a.m. in the area of North 33rd and West Berks Street in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city.

#GunCrisis #GunCrisis August 16, 20148:34 am

Man killed in Overbrook:

Police investigate the crime scene where a man was fatally wounded in a shooting Friday night on Lansdowne Avenue near North 55th Street in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia.

Update: NBC10 has identified the victim as Paul McKernan, 27, of Northeast Philadelphia: http://ow.ly/Apn6q

According to police, the victim arrived at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in a private car after he was shot in the neck shortly after 11:30 p.m., but he was pronounced daed about an hour later.

Investigator found blood stains and a single fired shell casing at the scene of the crime.

Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Scroll down for reports on three additional shooting incidents reported Friday night in Philadelphia.

#GunCrisis #GunCrisis August 16, 20148:22 am

Man critically wounded:

A 41-year-old man was placed in critical condition after he arrived at Temple University Hospital with a back wound late Friday night. He was wounded in s shooting which took place around 11:20 p.m. on West Huntingdon Street near North 9th Street in North Philadelphia.

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Shooting victim walks into hospital:

A 34-year-old man was listed in stable condition after he walked into Thomas Jefferson University Hospital with a thigh wound Friday night.

#GunCrisis #GunCrisis August 15, 201410:08 pm

Shooting in Tioga wounds one:

Police rushed a 26-year-old man to Temple University Hospital after he was shot Friday night in the area of North 20th and West Ontario Streets in the Tioga section of Philadelphia. 6ABC reported that the victim was in critical condition: http://ow.ly/ApmSH

A 41-year-old man was shot a few blocks away Thursday night on West Pacific Street near North 22nd Street: http://ow.ly/AnNyS

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  1. Offer a Hugh incentive to the return of guns, like if you turn in your guns you will get some of your credit erased, or turn in a gun and get some crime expunged of your record. Things that will help our black community rise to a successful community.

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