Weekend Live Blog: Two men dead, eight more wounded

This live report has concluded. Two men were killed and eight more were wounded in seven shootings reported during the weekend in Philadelphia. Scroll down for the interactive map.

Media reports: 6ABCNBC10


Man killed Sunday night in East Germantown:

Medics pronounces a 56-year-old man dead at the scene after he was shot in the head around 8 p.m. Sunday on Boyer Street near Woodlawn Avenue in East Germantown.


Two men wounded in Frankford shooting:

SEDGELY STREET DOUBLE SHOOTING

Police investigate double shooting scene in Frankford. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Police rushed two men to Temple University Hospital following a shooting reported just after midnight Sunday on East Sedgley Avenue near Kensington Avenue in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

Get the complete report: Two men wounded in Frankford shooting


One man dead, two more wounded after West Philadelphia shooting
:

South 52nd Street Triple Shooting

Police hold the triple shooting scene in West Philadelphia. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Three men were shot about 10 minutes after midnight Sunday in the area of South 52nd and Delancey Streets in West Philadelphia.

Get the complete report: One man dead, two more wounded after West Philadelphia shooting


Robbery reported in Summerdale:

A man with a gun robbed the bartender inside Ely’s Bar and Grill on Roosevelt near Pratt Street around 1 a.m. Sunday in the Summerdale section of Philadelphia, according to a report from 6ABC.


Man wounded in West Oak Lane:

Medics rushed a 24-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds to Einstein Medical Center, where he was placed is stable condition after an incident reported around 4:30 p.m. Saturday on Ogontz Avenue near Georgian Road in the the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.

Media reports: CBS3 • 6ABC


Man shot overnight on North Broad Street:

A 34-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot in the leg around 2:30 a.m. Saturday on North Broad Street near Pike Street, on the edge of the Hunting Park and Nicetown sections of Philadelphia.


Community events this weekend:

Saturday: Join Mothers in Charge for “A Conversation on homicides in Philadelphia,” with Philadelphia Police Deputy Commissioner Richard Ross, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2800 West Cheltenham Avenue in Philadelphia.

Sunday: Join Heeding God’s Call for a walk and prayer service in North Philadelphia — remembering those lost to gun homicide. Walk begins at 17th and York Streets at 4 p.m., followed be service at Bethel Presbyterian Church at 19th and York.


Man wounded Friday in Fairhill:

Police rushed a 38-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition after he was shot three times around 2:30 p.m. Friday on North Lawrence Street near West Cumberland Street in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia.


Man killed Friday in West Oak Lane:

A 28-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting reported around 1:15 p.m. Friday on Fairhill Street, near 66th Avenue and North 5th Street in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. Police rushed the victim to Einstein Medical Center, but he did not survive.


First two days of October running ahead of last month’s violent pace:

Nine people were shot in Philadelphia during the first two days of October. We followed report of 119 shooting victims in the city during September.

Weekend incident map:

Posted by Jim MacMillan.

 

Using GunCrisis.org:

If you need to find help or would like to lend your support, please look into the organizations listed under our Network tab at left. If you would like us to add your group to our list, please email us.

The Gun Crisis Reporting Project is an award-winning, independent, nonprofit journalism community striving to illuminate the epidemic of homicide by gunfire in Philadelphia — and to find solutions.

DarkRedBut we need your help. Click to see how your tax-deductible contribution can support our volunteer staff.

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on TumblrShare on LinkedInEmail this to someone