Man killed, teen wounded in separate Sunday night shootings

Police gather evidence as loved ones embrace at the scene of a fatal shooting Sunday night in West Oak Lane. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Medics pronounced a 28-year-old man dead at the scene after he was shot multiple times, shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday on Forrest Avenue near Andrews Avenue in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.

Police said he had been shot four times in the head and once in the back, according to reports from CBS3, 6ABC and NBC10.

Teen wounded:

Just before 9 p.m. Sunday, medics rushed a 17-year-old to Hahnemann University Hospital after he was shot on North 11th Street near West Thompson Street in North Philadelphia. NBC10 reported that the teen was in critical condition with a stomach wound.

Weekend summary:


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At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we followed reports of 10 earlier weekend shooting victims in Philadelphia:
• Three men wounded Friday afternoon
Teen among five new Philadelphia shooting victims
Shooting victim reported in Frankford
Man shot Sunday afternoon in Germantown

Breaking Monday: Latest incident

An 18-year-old man was shot in the foot just after 1 a.m. Monday on Glenmore Avenue near Island Avenue in the Eastwick section of Southwest Philadelphia. Medics rushed him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was listed in stable condition.

Posted by Jim MacMillan.


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  1. Bring jobs so people can have money s they don’t have to rob or sell drugs. Also increase punishments for people who have illegal guns.

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