GunCrisis: Philadelphia Week in Review

Police look for evidence after a barbershop owner was shot last week in Castor. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Fatal shooting reported in Hunting Park

A 22-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting reported around 10:30 p.m. Friday in the area of North 8th Street and West Hunting Park Avenue in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia. The victim was shot outside a tavern at that location, according to a report from 6ABC.

Police rushed the him to Temple University Hospital but he had been shot in the chest and was pronounced dead a short time later. CBS3 reported that investigators found at least six shell casings on the street, but we didn’t find any other news reports available.

Earlier, a 22-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon in Kingsessing, as we previously reported.