Weekend Live Blog: 14 shooting victims reported

Slide show above: Police investigate the scene of a shooting which left a 28-year-old man critically wounded Saturday night on North American Street. Scroll down for more information. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Between Friday afternoon and Sunday night, 14 shooting victims were reported in Philadelphia, including one teen and two women. One man was killed and five more victims were initially reported in critical condition. Scroll down for details:

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Teen wounded in Torresdale during attempted robbery

SWAT team members rush to the area where the gunman was last seen after a shooting Sunday night in Torresdale. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Police rushed an 18-year-old shooting victim to the Aria Health Torresdale Campus, where he was listed in critical condition with a chest wound after he was struck, shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday at the Torresdale Playground on Leon Street near Eden Street in the Torresdale section of Philadelphia. According to police, the victim was wounded during an attempted robbery while at the playground with friends. A police helicopter a the SWAT team responded but did not locate the gunman.

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Woman injured by gunfire in Fairhill

A 26-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to her left ear while inside a home on West Clearfield Street near North 7th Street in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia, just after 7 p.m. Sunday. Police officers rushed the woman to Temple University Hospital where she was listed in stable condition, police said.

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Second man critically wounded in North Philadelphia:

Officers approach a house with guns drawn as they search for a man wanted in connection with a shooting on North 28th Street. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Police rushed a 37-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot in the neck just after 11 p.m. Saturday on North 28th Street near West Huntingdon Street in North Philadelphia.


Police lead a handcuffed man from the area.

Another man was critically wounded in a separate North Philadelphia shooting about 30 minutes earlier. Scroll down to the next item for more information.

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Mapped: A dozen people have been shot in 11 incidents reported across Philadelphia between Friday afternoon and late Saturday night. One fatality was reported and four more victims were initially listed in critical condition.

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Man critically wounded in North Philadelphia:


A neighbor looks on as police investigate the crime scene on North American Street. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

A 28-year-old man was listed in critical condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot several times on North American, near West Ontario and North 3rd Streets in North Philadelphia, shortly before 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Man wounded in East Germantown

Police rushed a 47-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center, where he was placed in stable condition with a hand wound after he was shot on East Stafford Street, near Musgrave Street and East Chelten Avenue in the East Germantown section of Philadelphia.

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Fern Rock shooting wounds one:

A 23-year-old man arrived at Einstein Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition with an arm wound after he was shot just after 9 p.m. Saturday in the area of West Chew Avenue and North 10th Street in the Fern Rock section of Philadelphia.

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Shooting leaves one man dead, another critically wounded:

One man was pronounced dead on location and another was listed in extremely critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, after a double shooting reported just after 8 p.m. Saturday inside a home on Angora Terrace near 53rd Street and Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia.

Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joselph KAczmarek.
Sources identified the man who was killed as resident Ben Cook, and said the wounded man was 24-year-old Eric Clenahan, who had been visiting Cook, according to a report from NBC10: http://ow.ly/BbQoi

Detectives recovered the murder weapon, according to CBS3:http://ow.ly/BbQG9 Fox29 reported that no arrests had been made Saturday night: http://ow.ly/BbQIc

Police said they found more than 30 marijuana plants in the house, according to 6ABC: http://ow.ly/BbQJM/

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Man wounded Saturday evening in Olney:

Medics rushed a 20-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center after he was shot several times, shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday on West Eleanor Street, near 5th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard in the Olney section of Philadelphia.

Police said the victim was shot once in the left hand and the right thigh, and also suffered a graze wound to the left calf, according to philly.com: http://ow.ly/BbRMy

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Shooting victim critically wounded in Southwest Philadelphia:

A 30-year-old man was shot in the chest around 1 a.m. Saturday on Woodland Avenue near South 52nd Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

A passerby picked up the victim and took him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, according to NBC10: http://ow.ly/BauU9

CBS3 reported that he was listed in critical condition: http://ow.ly/Bat0t

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Masked gunman raid home in South Philadelphia:

Two gunmen wearing ski masks staged a home-invasion robbery around 5:30 a.m. Saturday in the Girard Park section of South Philadelphia.

According to a report from NBC10, the suspects made off with $1,500 in cash: http://ow.ly/BauNx

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Woman hospitalized with gunshot wound:

A 60-year-old woman was listed in stable condition with a gunshot wound after she arrived Friday night at the Aria Health Torresdale Campus. She had been struck in the thigh Sunday night on Torresdale Avenue near Benson Street.

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Man wounded in West Oak Lane:

Police officers rushed a 22-year-old man to Einstein Medical Center after he was shot multiple times in his legs and lower back around 7:45 p.m. Friday, on Mayland Street near Lowber Avenue in West Oak Lane section on Philadelphia.

Philly.com reported that the victim was in stable condition: http://ow.ly/BasGd

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Man wounded in Eastwick Friday afternoon

A 38-year-old man was shot once in the arm just after 3:30 p.m. Friday on Buist Avenue near South 73rd Street in the Eastwick section of Southwest Philadelphia. Police rushed him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was listed in stable condition.

6ABC reported that he was shot while sitting in a car: http://ow.ly/BasJC

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Man wounded Friday afternoon in Juniata Park:

A 21-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Tempe University Hospital after he was wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon on Neilson Street near Hunting Park Avenue in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia.

NBC10 reported that he was shot three times: http://ow.ly/BasMr

6ABC said he was listed in stable condition: http://ow.ly/BasL8

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Eighteen people were shot in separate incidents reported during last week’s long holiday weekend in Philadelphia, as we previously reported: http://ow.ly/B9oSl

View the interactive incident map: http://ow.ly/B9oNZ

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No overnight shooting victims were reported Friday morning in Philadelphia. Three men were wounded by gunfire in the city Thursday night, as we previously reported: http://ow.ly/B9o65

One thought

  1. People are being shot up and killed to much here in Philadelphia.I just dont feel safe going anywhere. Please crack down alittle bit more on these crimes.

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