A 39-year-old man was shot to death Monday in West Philadelphia. Additional shootings reported Monday left another man wounded in West Philadelphia, and a man and woman wounded in West Oak Lane. Click the headline to get the complete report.
Police rushed a 39-year-old man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot around 4 p.m. Monday in West Philadelphia, but he was pronounced dead a short time later. Click the headline for more information.
Slide show above: Neighbors crowd the scene while police investigate a fatal shooting Friday night the in Fairhill section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Medics pronounced a 32-year-old man dead at the scene after he was shot Friday night in the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia.
Media reports: Child killed in Mantua
An 11-year-old girl was shot and killed inside a home Saturday morning on Wallace Street near 38th Street in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia. Local news organizations are reporting from the scene:
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Police rushed a shooting victim to Einstein Medical Center following an incident early Sunday on Old York Road in the Logan section of Philadelphia, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Update: Police have identified the victim as Hai Luu, 39, of Cherry Hill, N.J, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.
According to investigators, police responded to the area for reports of gunfire shortly before 3 a.m. and found a man in his late twenties on the sidewalk, suffering from gunshot wounds in the torso. Officers handcuffed one man and recovered two guns at the scene.
Police said that an argument broke out at a house party and spilled out into the street, according to 6ABC. NBC10 reported that investigators were not certain if the victim was involved in the fight or an innocent bystander.
As we recently reported, nearly half of the homicides reported in Philadelphia last year resulted from arguments.
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Neighbors looked on as police gathered evidence around the victim’s body after a 36-year-old man was shot and killed early Thursday in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. According to police, officers responded to radio calls just after 1 a.m. and found the victim on Defense Terrace, in the Philadelphia Housing Authority’s Abbotsford Homes development.
The latest police information indicates that 52 people have been murdered this year in Philadelphia, running 27 percent ahead of the pace for 2013, but which still represents a 31 percent decrease when compared with 2012.
Two earlier incidents were also reported: A 26-year-old man was listed in stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was shot multiple times Wednesday afternoon on South Ringgold Street, near Morris and South 24th Streets in South Philadelphia. And a 61-year-old man was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after he was assaulted during a gunpoint home invasion in the Cedar Park section of West Philadelphia.
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— NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) March 8, 2014
Five people were shot at what police are calling an after-hours club in Trenton, NJ, early Saturday morning, according to NBC10, which also reported dozens of shell casings on the ground at the scene. The incident happened around 4:45a.m. on the 900 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, according to 6ABC.
Two of the victims were initially reported to be in critical condition and the others were stable, according to an early report from trentonian.com, but they later tweeted that police sources were investigating the case as a homicide:
Police sources are reporting that the early morning shooting in Trenton now being investigated as a homicide:
11:59 a.m.: One man reported dead, according to MCPO. His name is not being released until family is notified.:http://t.co/QdgJdh4oOR
— Trentonian (@Trentonian) March 8, 2014
Two people were shot Thursday night in Newark, NJ, three days after a man was killed and another injured on the same block, according to a report from nj.com.
Police arrested a man they say fired a shot accidentally inside a Cherry Hill, NJ, office building Friday afternoon, according to CBS3.
The pregnant wife of a Pennsylvania State Trooper was killed Friday after the accidental discharge of a weapon inside their home in East Norriton, PA, according to 6ABC.
Four people have been wounded in shootings this weekend in Chicago.
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Alert: At least three people have been shot Saturday in Philadelphia. We will have more information when available.
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