Two men were wounded, one fatally, in separate shootings reported about one hour and two miles apart overnight in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three more men have been killed and 11 more people have been wounded in shootings reported in Philadelphia since Monday morning.
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.
Police found a 41-year-old man dead Sunday inside a home in Northeast Philadelphia, but the circumstances were at first unclear.