Slide show above: Police had to restrain a distraught woman as a large crowd gathered around the crime scene after three people were shot Monday in Juniata Park. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Gunfire left one woman dead and two men critically wounded
Monday afternoon on Malta Street near Hunting Park Avenue
in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia. According to police, all three victims were shot in the head.
Local media reports suggest that one of the men shot the other victims before turning the gun on himself:
: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In Juniata Triple Shooting
: Police: Man shoots 2 people, then self, in Juniata Park
: Gunman Kills Girlfriend's Sister, Shoots Son: Police
• The Associated Press via Fox29
: Shooting kills 1, leaves 2 hospitalized in Philly
• Philadelphia Daily News
: Man shoots two, one fatally, before turning gun on himself in Juniata Park
Gunshot victims were also reported in separate incidents earlier Monday in South
and in West Philadelphia
, as we previously reported.
Thirty additional shooting victims have been reported
since the first day of September.
Posted by Jim MacMillan.
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