Tracking gun violence in Philadelphia: October 20, 2020

Soon, we can expect that the number of people killed so far this year in Philadelphia to surpass the 391 total homicides recorded during all 365 days of 2007, as well as every year since. This year’s homicide rate is presently running 20 percent ahead of the pace set in 2007. Read More

Tracking gun violence in Philadelphia: 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

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