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.
Police rushed a shooting victim to the Hospital of the University Of Pennsylvania, where he was listed in critical condition following an incident reported Friday night in the area of South 56th Street and Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia. The victim — estimated to be in his 20s — had been shot in the neck around 8:45 p.m.
Nearly 48 hours had passed since the last shooting victim reported in the city. A 32-year-old man was shot in the foot during a robbery Wednesday night in Kensington, as we previously reported.
Two men were shot in separate incidents reported overnight in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.
Police hold the triple shooting scene in West Philadelphia. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Three men were shot about 10 minutes after midnight Sunday in the area of South 52nd and Delancey Streets in West Philadelphia.
One man – estimated to be in his late 20s – was listed in critical condition with three chest wounds at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Medics rushed a 47-year-old man to HUP, where he was listed in stable condition with gunshot wounds to both legs. A 24-year-old man with a leg wound was reported stable at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital.
A 34-year-old man was listed in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center after he was shot in the leg around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on West Clementine Street, near North 28th and Clearfield Streets in North Philadelphia.
During September, we tracked 119 shooting victims in Philadelphia, the highest monthly total we have seen this year.
Police rushed two shooting victims to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after they were struck around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Westminster Avenue and North 52nd Street in West Philadelphia. Both men — ages 32 and 33 — were listed in stable condition.
Tuesday’s first shooting victim was a 21-year-old man who was wounded around 5 a.m. in Brewerytown.