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.

Philadelphia shooting victim analysis for September, 2014

Police investigate the scene after four men were shot, two fatally, last month in Fern Rock. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we followed 97 shooting incidents which left 115 people wounded or killed in Philadelphia during September, 2014, based on original reporting, media reports, police officials and other sources.


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Man killed Wednesday night in North Philadelphia

A 50-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting reported around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday on North 19th Street near West Cumberland Street in North Philadelphia.

Police rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital but he had been shot five times and did not survive. The Philadelphia Inquirer and CBS3 also had brief reports.

Three more men have been killed and 11 more people have been wounded in shootings reported in Philadelphia since Monday morning.

Second fatal shooting reported Tuesday afternoon in Southwest Philadelphia

A 26-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting reported around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday on Paschall Avenue near 70th Street in the Paschall section of Southwest Philadelphia. Medics rushed the victim to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania but he did not survive. The victim was struck while riding his bike, according to NBC10.

Another man was shot to death about two hours earlier and a mile away, on 60th Street near Greenway Avenue.