Tracking gun violence in Philadelphia: September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020

• More than 1,500 people have been wounded or killed by gunfire so far this year in Philadelphia, including 54 last week, at a pace running 46.7 percent ahead of last year. Reports of aggravated assaults with guns are up 38.7 percent, with 2,590 incidents reported this year to date. Read More

Tracking gun violence in Philadelphia: September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020

• The latest Citywide Major Crimes weekly report indicates that 51 people were shot during the seven-day period ending Sunday. The previous week’s shooting victim total was revised up from 37 to 61. The update brought the city’s year-to-date shooting victim total to 1,448, which represents a 44.9 percent increase vs. the same period last year. Read More