gun violence

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Kristen Johanson
July 06, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Over the course of just 48 hours in Philadelphia this past Fourth of July weekend, 30 people were shot. Sunday was the deadliest day so far this year : Seven people were killed, including a 6-year-old and a 15-year-old. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
July 05, 2020 - 5:24 pm
A 6-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday in Northeast Philadelphia, in one of a number of instances of gun violence Sunday. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2020 - 7:19 am
Authorities are looking for a man who they say robbed and shot a U.S. Marine who was home on leave in North Philadelphia. One man is already in custody. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
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KYW Staff
June 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Gun violence has been raging on in Philadelphia, even amid the coronavirus pandemic. So far in 2020, nearly 900 people have been shot in Philadelphia. Homicides are up 20% compared to 2019 — an already record-breaking year for murders. On Friday, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw announced her...
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Kristen Johanson
June 23, 2020 - 10:31 am
Two 15-year-old boys are recovering at the hospital after they were shot in the city’s Poplar neighborhood Monday night. Police say one of the boys was shot 20 times. Read more here.
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James McCauley
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 17, 2020 - 2:52 pm
A Delaware County teen has been sentenced to 15 to 30 months behind bars, after he allegedly shot a classmate in the face during a drug deal gone wrong in Havertown last year. Read more here.
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Tyshawn Woods, nephew of Inspector Derrick Wood
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Kristen Johanson
June 12, 2020 - 8:00 pm
A city police commander — whose family has been struck my gun violence twice — is hoping to use the Black Lives Matter movement to also focus on black lives killed by guns. Read more here.
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At least 20 shots were fired at the corner of Broad and Colwyn streets, according to Philadelphia police.
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Tim Jimenez
June 12, 2020 - 10:03 am
For the second time in three days, Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting with more than a handful of victims. This time, police say, it was a shooting in Hunting Park that left six people wounded around 1 a.m. Friday. Read more here.
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Seven people were shot, one of them fatally, at the apartments at 8th and Wallace streets, near Spring Garden Street.
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Tim Jimenez
June 10, 2020 - 6:51 am
Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and six more wounded at an apartment complex in North Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Germantown shooting
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Kristen Johanson
June 09, 2020 - 2:53 pm
Authorities are looking for the person who shot a 14-year-old nearly two weeks ago in Germantown. Read more here.
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