At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we tracked 12 shooting victims Tuesday in Philadelphia. Two men were killed and four more were initially reported in critical condition.
Four overnight shooting victims brought Philadelphia’s total to five dead and 13 wounded since last Tuesday, including eight people who were shot in six incidents reported Sunday.
Medics rushed a 55-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot in the leg shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday on South 54th Street near Pine Street in West Philadelphia.
Two men were shot at about 11:45 p.m. inside a home on Springfield Avenue near 51st Street in the Kingsessing section of of Southwest Philadelphia. Police rushed both victims, ages 20 and 21, to HUP, where one was reported critical and the other was listed in stable condition. One man was shot in the back and the other as shot in the leg, according to Fox29. NBC10 has a brief video from the scene.
In the latest incident, A 30-year-old man was reported in critical condition at Einstein Medical Center after he was shot in the face at a bar on Adams Avenue near Howland Street in Crescentville at about 3:45 a.m. Monday.
NBC10 reported that a woman inside the bar also suffered injuries but it wasn’t clear if she was hit by bullets, glass or hurt in another way. Fox29 reported that both victims were transported to the hospital and are reported to be in stable condition. The wounded man was a security guard who was grazed on the face, according to a 6ABC report which adds that he “was expected to be okay.”
Check our previous report for details on the earlier weekend victims, check our recent posts for more information on last week’s incidents, and check our interactive map of all shooting victims reported since last Tuesday.
Posted by Jim MacMillan.
The Philadelphia Police Blog releases occasional groups of surveillance videos on their YouTube channel, in search of public assistance to identify and locate suspects wanted for various offenses.
Gun violence has left three people dead and ten wounded in Philadelphia since Friday afternoon, as a break from winter weather led more people outdoors for the first weekend in some time. Police were also investigating the discovery of several bodies found in cars.
At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we tracked 76 shooting victims in Philadelphia during January. At least 22 people died on the same day they were wounded and 16 more were initially reported in critical condition.
At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we tracked 76 shooting incidents reported with 89 victims wounded or killed across Philadelphia throughout the month of November, 2013, based on our original reporting, media reports, police officials and other sources. At least nine people were pronounced dead on the same day they were shot and 23 more…