More fatal shootings reported during August in Philadelphia

Above: Police investigate the scene after a three-year-old girl was killed and three more people were wounded in one shooting incident last month in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we followed 85 incidents which left 100 shooting victims during August, 2014 in Philadelphia, based on original reporting, media reports, police officials and other sources. Twenty people were pronounced dead on the same day they were shot, twice as many as we reported one month earlier.

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30 people shot in Philadelphia during first week of September

Above: Police search for the gunman and for evidence after an 18-year-old man was critically wounded during a robbery Sunday night in the Torresdale section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we counted reports of 30 shooting victims during the first week of September in Philadelphia, based on original reporting, media reports, police officials and other sources.

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Weekend Live Blog: 14 shooting victims reported

Slide show above: Police investigate the scene of a shooting which left a 28-year-old man critically wounded Saturday night on North American Street. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Between Friday afternoon and Sunday night, 14 shooting victims were reported in Philadelphia, including one teen and two women. One man was killed and five more victims were initially reported in critical condition.

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