The latest reports bring totals to four dead and eight wounded, four critically, in Philadelphia shooting incidents reported since Sunday evening.
An outbreak of gun violence which began Sunday afternoon has now left three men dead and seven people wounded, three of them critically, across the city in the span of 32 hours.
Seven people, including two women, were shot over eight hours Sunday night in Philadelphia. One man was killed and three people were reported in critical condition.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu shared the podium at the National Press Club last week to discuss their campaign to cut the nation’s murder rates, reduce gun violence and address other issues affecting the urban community. Nutter offered some advice for journalists: Nutter suggested that journalists remember coverage from the…
Over the seven-day period beginning last Friday, 30 people have been wounded or killed in Philadelphia shooting incidents, as additional incidents have left victims across the region.
Police investigators gather as neighbors look on at the scene of a fatal shooting Thursday night in South Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek. According to police, a man in his 20s was gunned down while he was standing in his grandmother’s backyard near 26th and Wolf Streets. Police rushed…
Police look for evidence and neighbors embrace after a man fired a shotgun during a disturbance in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia overnight.