A 34-year-old man was shot in the face around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday on North 5th Street, north of Hunting Park Avenue, on the border of Philadelphia’s Feltonville and Hunting Park neighborhoods.
The wounded man drove himself to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
According to a report from NBC10, the victim was struck as he chased two men who had just robbed a barber shop.
The Philadelphia Daily New
s reported that he was expected to survive.
Philadelphia’s four latest shooting victims were all reported in the Kensington section of the city.
Responding Philadelphia Police officers rushed a 24-year-old man to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition after he was shot in the stomach around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday on East Indiana Avenue near B Street in Kensington.
As we previously reported, a 29-year-old man was critically wounded in a Kensington shooting Monday night and two men were wounded — one fatally — in separate shooting incidents reported in Kensington early Monday morning.
The latest data from the Philadelphia Police Department reports 201 homicides in the city so far during 2014, representing an increase of more than five percent from the 199 victims reported by the same date last year.
Police rushed a 29-year-old man to Temple University Hospital where he was listed in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds following an incident reported around 9:45 p.m. Monday on East Elkhart Street near Frankford Avenue in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.
Two men were shot in separate incidents reported early Monday morning in Kensington, as we previously reported.
Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting early Monday on East Ontario Street. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Two men were wounded, one fatally, in separate shootings reported about one hour and two miles apart overnight in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.
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Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting on Girard Avenue near 39th Street early Sunday. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
One man was killed and four more have been wounded — three critically — in shooting incidents reported across Philadelphia from late Saturday night through Sunday morning.
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A 19-year-old man was in critical condition after he was shot in the leg shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday on Brill Street near Summerdale Avenue in the Summerdale section of Philadelphia. Police rushed the victim to Einstein Medical Center.
Weekend shooting incidents have also been reported in the Hunting Park, Kingsessing and Olney sections of the city.