A man and woman in their 50s are dead following a murder-suicide in East Germantown and two men were wounded in a shooting in Oxford Circle, as the total number of Philadelphia gunshot victims reported this month climbed to 35 on Tuesday.
Police are investigating incidents which have left six suspicious deaths and four people wounded by gunfire this weekend Philadelphia. Two teens, one woman and a Temple University students are among the known victims.
At the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, we have tracked 31 shooting victims so far in January, 2014, based on original reporting, media reports, police officials and other sources. Eleven victims were pronounced dead on the same day they wounded, and another eight were initially reported in critical condition.