Two men were killed and two more were wounded in a shooting early Sunday on North Park Avenue near West Chew Avenue in the Fern Rock section of Philadelphia.
Above: Police investigate a fatal shooting Wednesday night on Manton Street in South Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Two people were killed and three more were wounded in a little more than two hours Wednesday night in Philadelphia. The outbreak left one man and a teenage boy dead, and two men and one woman wounded.
Slide show above: Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting reported late Sunday afternoon in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Police rushed a wounded man to Einstein Medical Center following an shooting incident reported late Sunday afternoon in West Oak Lane, but the he did not survive.
At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we tracked 111 gunshot victims wounded during 100 shooting incidents reported last month in Philadelphia, based on original reporting, media reports, police officials and other sources.
Two men are dead and a woman was critically wounded; among the victims of seven separate shooting incidents beginning Wednesday evening in Philadelphia. A dozen people were shot in nine incidents Tuesday.
Police gathered at Good Good, a Chinese food takeout restaurant after a 50-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting during an attempted robbery inside, shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday, at the corner of East Cambria Street and Rosehill Streets in the Kensington section of Philadelphia
According to police, responding patrol officers found the victim suffering from two gunshot wounds to the abdomen, and medics rushed him to Temple University Hospital. Police said other customers in the store helped the victim and took the handgun from the shooter, who fled north on Rosehill Street.
Investigators said one fired shell casing and one live round — pictured above — were found inside the store, which also had a security camera that recorded the incident as well as the fleeing suspect. 6ABC, NBC10 and Fox29 also have reports.
A 19-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday morning inside a home on Fairgreen Lane, near Ashton Road and Grant Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia. Medics pronounced him dead on location. CBS3, 6ABC, NBC10, Fox 29, Philly.com and the Philadelphia Daily News have reports, some of which identify the victim as Shaquille or Shaquelle Abraham.
In the latest incident, medics rushed a 20-year-old man to Temple University Hospital after he was shot six times, shortly after noon Tuesday inside a home on Hurley Street near East Courtland Street in Feltonville. The Philadelphia Daily News is reporting that he was listed in critical but stable condition.
Follow-up reports on the two 11-year-old children shot this weekend in Philadelphia were posted by 6ABC, NBC10, Fox29, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News. Nobody was injured during a Monday afternoon shootout in Juniata Park, according to additional reports from CBS3 and 6ABC.
The Philadelphia Daily News is also reporting that a homeless woman is charged with shooting another woman six times Sunday morning in North Philadelphia. Two Philadelphia men received long prison sentences Monday after they pleaded guilty to fatally shooting an 80-year-old man in 2012, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. And the Philly DA blog reports that a man has been convicted of robbery and firearms charges after an incident at a Wawa in Rhawnhurst in 2009.
NBC10 has a brief video report on a man found shot to death in a car early Tuesday in Camden, NJ. Keep up with Philadelphia and regional news on Twitter @GunCrisisNews and follow national issues and incidents @GunCrisisUS.
Posted by Jim MacMillan.