Gun Crisis in Philadelphia
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
January 26, 2014
The Gun Crisis Reporting Project
Five weekend incidents – including two fatalities — bring this month’s shooting victim totals in Philadelphia to 23 dead and 41 wounded, included 12 who were initially reported in critical condition.
In the latest incident, a 23-year-old man was shot and killed shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday on Ridge Avenue near 29th Street in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city. 6ABC and NBC10 have reports.
Two more men were reported in stable condition following Saturday night shootings: A 32-year-old man was listed in stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with a leg wound following an incident reported at about 9:30 p.m. on South 58th Street, near the intersections with Baltimore Avenue and Cobbs Creek Parkway in West Philadelphia. And 30-year-old man was reported in stable condition with arm wounds after he was shot just after 10 p.m. on West Ruscomb Street near 13th Street in the Logan section of the city.
As we previously reported, one man was shot to death Friday evening in Crescentville and another was wounded early Saturday in South Philadelphia.
This week’s previous reports:
- Man killed near scene of Sunday’s double murder in Philadelphia’s Crescentville
- Reward, surveillance video and memorial site follow Amber Long murder
- #GunCrisis Monthly: January, 2014
- Surveillance videos: Philadelphia Police seeking more gun suspects
- Student shot Monday night at Widener University in Chester, Pa.
- Updated with names of victims: Sunday shootings leave three dead in Philadelphia; teen and elderly woman wounded
- Photos from the scene: Mother and son found shot to death Sunday in Philadelphia’s Crescentville section
- #GunCrisis: Philadelphia Week in Review
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