Tracking gun violence in Philadelphia: 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

Tracking gun violence in Philadelphia: September 1, 2020

The latest data show 235 people shot in Philadelphia during the first 26 days of August, already making it the fourth consecutive record-breaking month in the city’s open data set looking back to January, 2015. An average of 107 people were shot in the city each month during the previous five years, 2015-1019. Read More

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