A 34-year-old man was shot in the face around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday on North 5th Street, north of Hunting Park Avenue, on the border of Philadelphia’s Feltonville and Hunting Park neighborhoods.
The wounded man drove himself to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
According to a report from NBC10, the victim was struck as he chased two men who had just robbed a barber shop.
The Philadelphia Daily New
s reported that he was expected to survive.
Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting on Girard Avenue near 39th Street early Sunday. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
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.
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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.
A 41-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center after he was shot in the hip Monday morning on Hunting Park Avenue in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia.
The incident took place near the corner of Malta Street, where three people were shot in the head earlier this month.
Two more men were shot earlier Monday morning, as we previously reported.
Gun violence left three people dead and 10 wounded during the weekend in Philadelphia.
Police investigate shooting scene Monday night in Juniata Park. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
A 28-year-old man was shot and killed Monday night in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia.
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A shooting victim in Wynnefield Heights, a gunpoint home invasion in Hunting Park and the armed robbery of a check cashing shop in Juniata Park were reported in the span of 90 minutes Wednesday evening in Philadelphia.
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Gun violence left four people dead and six more wounded during eight separate incidents which we reported during the past weekend in Philadelphia. Four women were shot, two fatally.
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