Shooting victims have been reported in three sections of Philadelphia since Thursday evening: Bustleton, North Philadelphia and Tacony.
A 9-year-old boy suffered a grazing head wound in a shooting incident reported around 3:20 p.m. Tuesday in the are of Torresdale Avenue and Knorr Street, in the Tacony section of Philadelphia. Medics rushed him to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Above: A handgun lies by an evidence marker at the scene of a gun battle which left a suspect dead and a police officer wounded early Tuesday in Philadelphia. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
A Philadelphia officer opened fire on an armed robbery suspect that officials say pulled a shotgun when approached.