More than twice as many people were shot in Philadelphia during the first six months of 2021 than during the same period in 2015.
Data show 1,079 people killed or wounded by gunfire from January through June of this year, compared with 510 total shooting victims recorded in the first half of 2015. Fatal shootings also doubled from 94 in 2015 to 237 in 2021.
The Philadelphia Shooting Victims data set is maintained by the Philadelphia Police and available at Open Data Philly.
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